The IPCC according to Kevin Rudd on Q&A in Feb 2010, in response to a challenge from a sceptical student:
“The first thing I’d say is the IPCC – International Panel on Climate Change – scientists has 4000 essentially humourless scientists in white coats who go around and measure things and have been doing so for about 20 years. They reached a conclusion about, first of all, climate change happening and, second, the high likelihood, defined as 90 per cent plus, of it being caused by human activity sometime ago.”
Perhaps unknown to many people, the process is started and finished not by scientists but by political officials, who steer the way the information is presented in so-called summary for policymakers [SPM] chapters.
Donna Laframboise, an investigative journalist blogging on noconsensus.org, has been researching and publishing for 2 years on the failings of the IPCC, its scientists and their processes. Her recent book: The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World’s Top Climate Expert finally exposes the IPCC for the unscientific advocacy group that it is:
Given that this UN Body will control the future freedom and prosperity of your children, it is well worth finding out who are the IPCC and they want: