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The United Nations' influential climate change panel needs to make "fundamental changes" to avoid errors and charges of bias, according to a review released Monday.
A group of international scientific organizations yesterday found fault with the Nobel Peace Prize-winning panel responsible for the influential report that claimed man's carbon-dioxide emissions were destroying the planet. In March, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tasked the InterAcademy Council to conduct an independent review of the inner workings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in light of a number of recent scandals.
The U.N.'s embattled climate change panel must make "fundamental changes" to avoid future errors and charges of bias, according to a comprehensive independent review released Monday.