12 Aug '11, 11am

MIT Researchers Claim UN Arctic Predictions are Inaccurate: The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climat...

MIT Researchers Claim UN Arctic Predictions are Inaccurate: The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climat...

RELATED ARTICLES Latest scientists' views of sea level rise January 31, 2008 09:56 AM Feedback Accelerates Arctic Ice Melt — Canada, Alaska Most Pronounced January 10, 2010 10:30 AM UAF Gets $1M to Study Sea Ice in Arctic June 19, 2006 12:00 AM Sea levels set to rise more than expected due to 'deeply surprising' Greenland melt December 15, 2009 09:55 AM The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had released its most recent report in 2007. It forecasts that the Arctic Ocean will have an ice-free summer by the year 2100. However, that finding has been contradicted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). They say the Arctic summer will be ice-free several decades earlier, within many people’s lifetimes. ADVERTISEMENT The IPCC has been criticized by environmental advocacy groups for being too conservative with its prediction...

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