18 May '11, 2pm

Green Wine Guide:: by Brian Merchant, Brooklyn, New York on 05.17.11 This post is an installment in a series abo...

Green Wine Guide:: by Brian Merchant, Brooklyn, New York on 05.17.11 This post is an installment in a series abo...

This post is an installment in a series about the state of American climate skepticism. I'll be expanding upon the ideas put forward in my recent Slate piece, Do Climate Skeptics Change Their Minds? , so read that first. Photo: Steve Snodgrass via Flickr/CC BY An infamous 2005 report commissioned by skeptic politicians in the House of Representatives now appears to have been fully and officially debunked . The paper, which was authored by an ostensibly "independent" statistician, Edward Wegman, purported to reveal that the famous hockey stick graph was flawed, and that climate scientists were mired in lazy groupthink. Needless to say, it soon became a classic in the climate skeptic cannon. However, much of the study was plagiarized, falsified, and was likely never subjected to peer review. As a result, the journal that published it has retracted the study, and its findings...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/climate-skeptic-d...

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Book reviews of Climate Change Denial Posted on 12 May 2011 by John Cook There have been several reviews of Climate Change...