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Help audit the IPCC AR4 – Group project

Over the past couple months, story after story has emerged about shoddy references in the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). While the IPCC, and Pachauri in particular, claim the AR4 is based on all peer-review (or the ‘vast majority’), this claim is clearly suspect. However, the process which has revealed this claim to be suspicious has been somewhat haphazardly done by various bloggers working independently of each other.

Until now.

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Posted by on March 9, 2010 in IPCC audit project



How to audit the AR4 references

The Citizen’s Audit of the IPCC’s AR4 has begun! Read this post for details. Here are some general guidelines that may help you in your auditing, and also some tips on how to further pursue questionable citations if you find any.

This assumes you have already e-mailed Donna ( AT and then received a Microsoft Word document containing a numbered reference list from a particular chapter of the AR4. If you haven’t yet, e-mail her! Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on March 9, 2010 in IPCC audit project