The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has never been the collection of experts that Al Gore and others have made it out to be.
There is a new book out that promotes itself as an expose of the IPCC. It is titled, The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert. I have not read it and cannot recommend it one way or another. However, the following brief excerpt is right on the money.
It is in this virtual world where it is new discovery that the sun affects the climate.
This quote is so right on the money that I will read it and will report back after I have done so.