Global warming fears "are exaggerated"

Predictions of extreme climate change impacts employ "faulty logic, faulty science and faulty economics", according to a study by free-market think-tank IPN. Published on Tuesday, the study systematically refutes claims on the effects of global warming made in a new Arctic climate impact assessment (EED 03/11/04), and by the UN's intergovernmental panel on climate change. Sea levels are more likely to rise by 10cm than a metre over the coming century, IPN maintains, while extreme whether events are not in fact increasing, and linking climate change with malaria is "unwarranted". See IPN and the study.

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