12 Apr '12, 12pm

Besieged by climate deniers, scientist @MichaelEMann decides to fight back #climatechange

Besieged by climate deniers, scientist @MichaelEMann decides to fight back #climatechange

Besieged by Climate Deniers, A Scientist Decides to Fight Back Climate scientist Michael Mann, who has faced years of attacks from climate-change skeptics, explains why he believes bad-faith assaults on science have no place in a functioning democracy and why the truth about global warming will inevitably gain wide acceptance. by michael e. mann As scientists, we are used to having our work questioned. Anyone who has ever attended a scientific meeting knows that scientists are hardest on themselves. When we present a new research paper at a conference, colleagues often interrupt us with sharp, pointed questions. Those questions are asked in good faith, in an attempt to make our work better and advance scientific knowledge. But scientists who work on climate change are increasingly finding our work questioned by politicians and ideologues who simply don’t like our findings....

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/climate_scientist_michael_ma...

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