Pathetic attempt by politicians to cook the books on the IPCC report

There is something childish about attempts by politicians here and in Europe to hide the fact that there has been no warming for at least the last 15 years. Many have written the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, asking them to delete references to the pause in warming, and even cook the books to make it look like there has been warming. The reason? They don't want to lose the argument to skeptics. Daily Mail: But leaked documents seen by the Associated Press, yesterday revealed deep concerns among politicians about a lack of global warming over the past few years. Germany called for the references to the slowdown in warming to be deleted, saying looking at a time span of just 10 or 15 years was 'misleading' and they should focus on decades or centuries. Hungary worried the report would provide ammunition for deniers of man-made climate change. Belgium objected to using 1998 as a starting year for statistics, as it was exceptionally warm and makes the graph look...(Read Full Post)