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No Sign Yet of Himalayan Meltdown, Indian Report Finds

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Science  13 Nov 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5955, pp. 924-925
DOI: 10.1126/science.326.5955.924

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  • Tracking the Source of Glacier Misinformation

    A recent News of the Week story on Himalayan glaciers ("No sign yet of Himalayan meltdown, Indian report finds," P. Bagla, 13 November 2009, p. 924) highlights how inadequately reviewed material makes its way into the public consciousness. One source, Working Group II (WG-II) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) [p. 493 and 494 in (1)] reproduces several errors. The Working Group writes that "[g]laci...

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