Shari Miller — Daily Mail Sept 22, 2013
Global warming has not stopped – it’s just on a ‘hiatus’ and likely to return with ever more heatwaves, droughts, floods and rising sea levels – according to a draft report from leading scientists.
The 127-page United Nations report, and a shorter summary for policymakers due for release in Stockholm on September 27, suggests a slowdown in Earth’s rising temperature can be explained by volcanic ash and a cyclical dip in energy emitted from the sun.
While likely to attract opposition from sceptics – who say climate change is not man-made – the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is likely to stand by the bold claims as the body attempts to salvage its reputation following the publication of its last report in 2007.
In that report, scientists erroneously claimed the Himalayas would melt by 2035