You just have to wonder sometimes whether, if the IQs of all scientists were added together they would reach double figures.
A story published in the New York Times last week produced new, “more positive scientific proof that climate change is actually accelerating” than any previous evidence.
Well that’s nice, I thought having campaigned to raise awareness of climate change for thirty years. Imagine my dismay when I learned the NYT had been compelled to print a full retraction admitting the article had violated every principle of journalism.
The scientist had made his stuff up and the journo had reported it without question.
In fact where the article laid the blame for climate chainge squarely on the toes of humanity the best evidence shows the daya supporting that far from conclusive. The problem you see is the scientists, who claim impartiality, objectivity and academic integrity are bust peddlers of business and political agendas for their paymasters.
The public already have zero trust in politicians, businesses and the media. If academics are shown to be willing to sell their souls for filthy lucre can we trust anybody?
There is a growing lobby in the United States that claims the climate change lobby are a bunch of self interested charlatans. We can do without climate change scientists and “green” journalists making bullets for these people to fire.
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