On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 7:49 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 1/17/2013 4:02 AM, Telmo Menezes wrote: > > I'm agnostic about the environmental apocalipse. Producing useful > scientific theories about complex systems is already a daunting task. When > the issue is so heavily politicised by both sides, it becomes almost > impossible. Anyone that has ever done experimental research knows how easy > it is to lie with statistics and graphs. One would have to study climate > science for years just to get to the point of being able to have an > informed opinion. The thing is so ideological now that you can't trust > anyone to tell you the truth. > > Is big industry funding a misinformation campaign to protect their > profits? Sounds plausible. > > Are bureaucratic anti-capitalist "scientists" distorting the facts to > protect their careers? Sounds plausible. > > > Sounds completely implausible to me. What scientist is > "anti-capitalist"? How would it protect the careers of people like Jim > Hansen, Michael Mann, Gavin Schmidt,... to distort data? Hansen was forced > to quit his NASA job and go to academia in order to speak freely > http://www.giss.nasa.gov/about/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hansen -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.