New Magazine Article On Glacier Trends In The Himalayas

There has been quite a bit of interest in the error in the 2007 IPCC WGII prediction of the melting of the glaciers in the Himalayas (e.g., see). Thanks to Madhav L Khandekar, he has alerted us to an article in the magazine Forbes India Magazine of March 5, 2010 titled

V K Raina: The Man Who Came in From the Cold

The article starts with

“Vijay Kumar Raina is amused. The 76-year old retired geologist who lives in Sector 17, Panchkula in Haryana has been blitzkrieged by the media, government, world scientist community and the average citizen since December 2009.

Why? Because he blew the lid off the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC), headed by the charismatic R.K. Pachauri, claims that the Himalayan glaciers will be extinct by 2035.”

The rest of the article is worth reading.

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