Christopher Monckton published two articles in the Sunday Telegraph on 5.11.2006 and 12.11.2006 challenging much of the science behind global warming. He claims the UN edited out the medieval warm period when temperatures were warmer than today; that they have ignored the fact that the sun has got warmer and have exaggerated the rise in temperature in the 20th century. Has the UN and the IPCC got it wrong or is this just the latest attempt to discredit good science by opponents of global warming?
Decide for yourself by reading the original articles by Christopher Monckton.
and George Monbiot's reply.
For a more scientific analysis read this article
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