In response to:

Caught Red-Handed on Climate Change

Pat2881 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:35 PM
Eric, then you should understand the problems with trying to use computer models as the basis for scientific exploration when those models are inaccurate and based on an incomplete understanding of the processes the models purport to simulate. Any follow on research based on the models starts from such modeling would need to be carefully scrutinized before being adopted wholesale by anyone. Most of the information based on these model predictions has frequently been seriously inaccurate.

A prominent global warming scientist, Peter Gleick, who was chairman of the ethics committee at the American Geophysical Union, admitted last year that he stole some documents- and he may have forged others- from the conservative think-tank the Heartland Institute. But that’s all in a day’s work for a work-a-day climate warrior. The important thing isn’t the quest for the truth in global climate research, but, as Charlie Sheen would say, winning. With winning comes cash.   

Because for some time it’s been clear, that in the climate debate, instead of actually accomplishing something worthwhile, all the attention will be...

Related Tags: Climate Change