All gone by the year 2020: Wikipedia rewrites history (2)

Trust, yet verify

This is part 5 in the series on the prediction that glaciers in Glacier National Park will be gone by 2020. You might want to see to part 1, part2, part 3 and part 4 if you haven’t already

This post is a follow-up on a previous post in this series, more specifically the post of Wikipedia rewriting history by suggesting that the 2030 prediction was a “later estimate”, following the 2020 prediction. Contrary to the reality that the 2020 estimate was an update of the 2030 estimate and the 2030 estimate was in fact rehashed after the 2020 claim was abandoned (probably because it became clear that the 2020 estimate would fail).

My take was that the Wikipedia contributor found that the 2030 estimate was made in an later snapshot of a National Park Service webpage and didn’t look at the estimates in the snapshots before 2010…

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  1. nottrampis
    Jan 23, 2020 @ 12:39:16

    Jim,
    wikipiedia are rewriting history all the time because anyone can change an entry.

    As usual you highlight a blog where the person has no idea of what they are talking about.

    you will approach the Steve Kates level very soon at this level.. Try reading the blog articles before highlighting. you wlil not be embarrassed as much

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