Not by Fire but by Ice
THE NEXT ICE AGE - NOW!
Discover What Killed the Dinosaurs . . . and Why it Could Soon Kill Us
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By Stephen Dinan
5 Mar 10 - (Excerpts) - Undaunted by a rash of scandals over the science
underpinning climate change, top climate researchers are plotting to
respond with what one scientist involved said needs to be "an
outlandishly aggressively partisan approach" to gut the credibility of
Oh, that I were indeed well-funded. I'm fighting a
Some scientists question the tactic and say they should focus instead on perfecting their science, but the researchers who are organizing the effort say the political battle is eroding confidence in their work.
Perfecting their science. What annoying concept
that must be to
Three cheers for Senator Inhofe.
That news has enraged scientists. Stephen H. Schneider, a Stanford
professor and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment,
said Mr. Inhofe is showing "McCarthyesque" behavior in the mold of the
Cold War-era senator who was accused of stifling political debate
through accusations of communism.
And three cheers for Judith Curry.
The e-mails emerged months after another set of e-mails from a leading
British climate research group seemed to show scientists shading data to
try to bolster their claims, and are likely to feed the impression among
skeptics that researchers are pursuing political goals as much as they
are disseminating science.
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