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Errors prompt review of UN climate panel -

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United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has announced a respected international body will conduct an
independent review of UN climate science after a global warming report was found to have errors.


TONY JONES, PRESENTER: The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has announced that an independent
review of work carried out by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will take place.

The IPCC has been under pressure over errors found in its last comprehensive climate report,
including an unsubstantiated claim that Himalayan glaciers would be gone by 2035.

BAN KI-MOON, UN SECRETARY GENERAL: Regrettably, there were a very small number of errors in the
fourth assessment report.

Remember this is 3,000-page synthesis of complex scientific data. I have seen no credible evidence
that challenges the main conclusions of that report.

TONY JONES: The review will be carried out by the Inter-Academy Council, a body made up of
representatives of science academies from around the world.