Friday, November 4, 2011

Misinformation about Climate Science examined by Union of Concerned Scientists

Since I'm spending more time trying to understand the "skeptics" mind and motives I feel it is appropriate to reprint the following from the Union of Concerned Scentists which is a thoughtful examination of the tactics used by the corporate funded climate change confusion campaign... aka the echo chamber.


~ Union of Concerned Scientists ~
The Sound Science Initiative

Over the course of the 1990s climate change has come to be accepted as one of the biggest, most complex scientific and political challenges the world has ever faced. The issue is not amenable to simple solutions, and it is likely to be a pressing issue for the next century and beyond. The topic has a history spanning more than a century of scientific interest and research. The science has rapidly intensified over recent decades to build into a sound and expanding body of observational data and analytical experience. The global scientific community has coalesced under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—an independent, intergovernmental scientific body—to offer scientific advice to the world's governments.

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