December 10, 2009

GLOBAL WARMING AND CONFIRMATION BIAS: “The kind of PR momentum behind AGW argues for greater, not less scrutiny because in addition to the inherent uncertainties of scientific inquiry must be added one more: confirmation bias. Greenpeace sees what it has to see. Otherwise a lot of people in NGOs will be unemployed. That’s not to say that AGW doesn’t exist, but it does argue for a careful double-checking. Has the data been faked? Better find out for sure.”

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