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Published On: Thu, Oct 3rd, 2013

Dr Richard Lindzen, MIT professor, calls IPCC and UN global warming claims ‘hilarious’

A top climate scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology lambasted a new report by the UN’s climate bureaucracy that blamed mankind as the main cause of global warming and whitewashed the fact that there has been a hiatus in warming for the last 15 years.

This image from the NOAA GOES-13 satellite shows the Christmas 2012 storm  system on December 27, 2012 at 1845z. The center of low pressure can be seen over New England, along with gravity waves in the cloud formations over Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.  NOAA photo

This image from the NOAA GOES-13 satellite shows the Christmas 2012 storm system on December 27, 2012 at 1845z. The center of low pressure can be seen over New England, along with gravity waves in the cloud formations over Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. NOAA photo

“I think that the latest IPCC report has truly sunk to level of hilarious incoherence,” Dr. Richard Lindzen told Climate Depot, a global warming skeptic news site. “They are proclaiming increased confidence in their models as the discrepancies between their models and observations increase.”

The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) claimed it was 95 percent sure that global warming was mainly driven by human burning of fossil fuels that produce greenhouse gases.

The I.P.C.C. also glossed over the fact that the Earth has not warmed in the past 15 years, arguing that the heat was absorbed by the ocean.

“Their excuse for the absence of warming over the past 17 years is that the heat is hiding in the deep ocean,” Lindzen added. “However, this is simply an admission that the models fail to simulate the exchanges of heat between the surface layers and the deeper oceans.”

“However, it is this heat transport that plays a major role in natural internal variability of climate, and the IPCC assertions that observed warming can be attributed to man depend crucially on their assertion that these models accurately simulate natural internal variability,” Lindzen continued. “Thus, they now, somewhat obscurely, admit that their crucial assumption was totally unjustified.”

The 15 year hiatus on global warming is feared to impact the upcoming climate negotiations in 2015.

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