Warming the Books?

Feizkhah, Elizabeth
March 2003
Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/3/2003, Issue 8, p61
Discusses the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Diagnosis of the IPCC that the global temperature will rise; Governments that committed budgets to emissions-reduction programs as a result of the diagnosis; Belief of economists, such as Ian Castles, former head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and David Henderson, a former chief economist of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, that the IPCC's report is flawed; Argument that if the economic flaws were corrected, then the estimate might decrease; Discussion of the IPCC's methods.


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