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DUH…

  Couldn’t resist this. Of course, based on the content of the study, we can presume this will be denied as well. From RawStory.com: Belief in Free Market Economics Predicts Denial of Science  A strong belief in a hands off approach to economics is tightly linked to the rejection of scientific facts such as climate […]

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On Behemoths and Bi-Partisanship

Daniel Sarewitz has a commentary in Nature in which he claims that science is on a “worrying slide towards politicization”. The solution so that scientists can “gain the confidence of people and politicians across the political spectrum”? Scientists can demonstrate that “science is bipartisan.” No. Just no. Science is not bi-partisan. Science should not be […]

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Heartland and Simple Maths

I love mathematics. It’s so simple. 1 + 1 = 2. When the Gleick Heartland documents were first released, people who call themselves climate skeptics claimed that the strategy memo was a fake because Heartland wouldn’t be so blatant in its wording about its goals and strategy to undermine the IPCC and prevent teachers from […]

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Arguing With Stupid People

Research shows that stupid people — people who truly are ignorant — tend to think they know far more than they do. They are also more likely to think informed people know less than they do. It’s the D-K effect and it’s rampant at both CA and WUWT and Climate Etc. If you’ve ever haunted […]

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