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Science Reporting No Different Than Activists' Own Hype

Doug3370 Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:13 PM
Say Gore doesn't believe it. Does his disbelief make it false? How could what Gore believes about a scientific question, one way or another, have any possible bearing on the truth of the matter? He has no advanced scientific education.
nimh1 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 12:18 PM
The "news media" is next to useless when explaining "scientific" principles. Our "lawmakers" are the same way when they attempt to legislate advances in technology by mandating CFLs and electric cars . . . they don't have the first understanding of basic scientific principles or common physics.
JMWinPR Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 10:45 AM
An advanced scientific education is not necessary. The job of an informed media is to make sufficient inquiries and explain the science to the people. That of course, has not happened in the past 50 or so years. What is necessary is the scientific community to refrain from using the same methodology that Enron and WorldCom used. If they insist on continuing down this path, they should be prosecuted as were the people at Enron.
Don't Tread On Me3 Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 4:22 PM
True. His supposed belief does not make it true. His lifestyle definitely betrays a "do as I say not as I do" attitude of the elite ruling class to the hoi polloi who're supposed to just do without.

Nonetheless, when someone claims to believe that something man is doing will cause disaster, I expect a certain consistency in their advocacy, rather than picking & choosing those premises that grow government & enrich & empower his kind, while ignoring other aspects of the problem that don't work in favor of his narrative.
Following Hurricane Sandy’s massive devastation across the northeast, many were quick to tie it to “climate change” (you know, what “global warming” and the “new ice age” used to be.). In a blog post on Tuesday, former Vice President Al Gore wrote “Hurricane Sandy is a disturbing sign of things to come. We must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. Dirty energy makes dirty weather.”

Meghan McCain sarcastically weighed in on Twitter, “So are we still going to go with climate change not being real fellow republicans?”

As his city struggles in the Sandy...