Saturday, January 05, 2013

How one small sentence kicked up a storm of climate controversy | Grist
Here’s my interview with Santer, in which he describes controversy surrounding the 1996 IPCC report, the travails of being a scientist under fire, and why he has decided to stick with it, even in the worst of circumstances.
Online comments hurt science understanding, study finds
The new study reports that not only are just 12% of Americans turning to newspaper and magazine websites for science news, but when they do they may be influenced as much by the comments at the end of the story as they are by the report itself.
Twitter / BigJoeBastardi: Rinks in Canada’s Arctic ...
Rinks in Canada’s Arctic Turn to Cooling Systems are these people idiots?.  [Joe:  Yes.]  The mean winter temp is well under -20C
Twitter / BigJoeBastardi: The NYT writes a piece of ...
The NYT writes a piece of nonsense like that, ignores the coldest winter in China in 5 decades and record sea ice again in Bering Sea

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