Un premio de la paz inconveniente

El premio Nobel de la Paz de este año recompensa a los miles de científicos del Panel de Cambio Climático de las Naciones Unidas (el IPCC). Estos científicos vienen realizando un trabajo excelente y arduo que determina exactamente lo que el mundo debería esperar del cambio climático.

El otro ganador del galardón, el ex vicepresidente de Estados Unidos Al Gore, pasó mucho más tiempo contándonos qué temer. Mientras que las estimaciones y conclusiones del IPCC están basadas en el estudio meticuloso, Gore no parece guiarse por las mismas constricciones.

Gore le dijo al mundo en su película premiada por la Academia (recientemente rotulada de "parcial" y con "errores científicos" por un juez británico) que debía estar preparado para un aumento de poco más de 6 metros en el nivel de los mares en el transcurso de este siglo. Gore ignora los hallazgos de sus colegas también galardonados con el Nobel, el IPCC, que concluyen que los niveles de los mares aumentarán entre 15 y 60 centímetros durante este siglo, aunque su mejor expectativa es de aproximadamente 30 centímetros -similar a lo que el mundo experimentó en los últimos 150 años.

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