06 Apr '12, 8pm

Heartland Payments to University of Victoria Professor Susan Crockford Probed

george.laking - Fri, 2012-04-06 16:20 Susan Crockford is deeply wrong, and her primary expertise is not climate science, but beware of calling her out on this basis alone. It is a decidedly two-edged argument that makes it harder for those of us non-climate scientists to defend our colleagues' work. The case for AGW is based on several lines of inference that point in the same direction. In an increasingly specialised world, few people could claim expertise in the detailed work underlying each and every facet of AGW. The responsibility of the specialist scientist is to present their work in a way that makes it understandable and evaluable by anyone with a general training. Yes there is privileged expertise for data acquisition, but interpretation, synthesis, and criticism must be more democratic. I would put it another way: perhaps Susan Crockford has become such an expert...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/heartland-payments-university-v...

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