EE 16-3-Castles_p2.qxd 30-6-05 9:47 am Page 599 EVIDENCE SUBMITTED TO THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, HOUSE OF LORDS, LONDON, for the Inquiry into “Aspects of the Economics of Climate Change” Ian Castles Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, Canberra 1. In a press statement issued in Milan on 8 December 2003, the IPCC charged that In recent months some disinformation has been spread questioning the scenarios used by the IPCC as developed in its Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES). Like all reports published by the IPCC, this publication was based on an assessment of peer reviewed literature available at the time of the preparation of the report and subject to the review and acceptance procedures followed by the IPCC. As the work of the IPCC proceeds further any new literature that becomes available will be assessed. 2. The statement identified “so-called ‘two independent commentators’ Ian Castles and David Henderson” as the source of the “disinformation” about the IPCC scenarios. The IPCC has dismissed our critique of the scenarios and has determined that the SRES provides “a credible and sound set of projections, appropriate for use in AR4.” 3. Some months earlier, the process
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