Thursday, August 18, 2005

Global warming sucks. Or blows. Or something.

Interesting article on whether global warming is causing hurricanes to get worse. Short answer: no, the people saying so are doing bad science. Why?

The federal outlay on climate research is now $4.2 billion per year, roughly the same amount given to the National Cancer Institute. The climate research community sees a grave threat when research shows there's no threat from the climate. So papers that hawk climate disaster get superficial reviews and uncritical headlines, while those that argue otherwise are "shameful."

Full article


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