Gordon Brown made the false claim in October 2009 at the Major Economies Forum in London. He said:
“…in just twenty-five years the glaciers in the Himalayas which provide water for three quarters of a billion people could disappear entirely.” – Other Brown quotes
Here’s the video:
While this is no surprise, I haven’t yet seen others highlight this error. Scaring three quarters of a billion people sounds pretty serious to me. Do you think he will bother to correct his alarmist error?