24 Oct '11, 2pm

Why Hard Core Climate “Skeptics” Don’t Change Their Minds

Why Hard Core Climate “Skeptics” Don’t Change Their Minds

I’ve been watching with interest the blogosphere uproar over the release of results from the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project centered around physicist Richard Muller [pictured left], which now claims to confirm that the world is indeed warming. As Joe Romm notes , this is mainly newsworthy not for the finding itself—we’ve known this to be true for ages—but because Muller had talked as though he was coming from the other side, the skeptical side, and had received Koch funding. And as Romm notes, the uber-skeptic blogger Anthony Watts had said of Muller’s undertaking, “I’m prepared to accept whatever result they produce, even if it proves my premise wrong. ” Now, however, Watts is blasting the Muller group for releasing results short of peer review , and calling for an open peer review process and “transparency” so no “pals” handle the papers. In other words, it a...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/why-hard-core-climate-skeptics-...

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