After languishing in the darkness for ten years, a national climate policy in Canada could take shape during an anticipated first ministers meeting in Vancouver next month. The meeting fulfills a...
In one of his periodic diatribes against science, scientists and any risk analyst who thinks that 95% certainty is enough to cause concern about global warming, the National Post's Peter Foster has attacked Canadian scientist Andrew Weaver - using an argument that the newspaper has admitted, twice before, is flat-out untrue.
So, rude as it is to ask, we have to wonder if Mr. Foster is
a) an incredibly slow learner;
b) not a frequent reader of his newspaper's “Corrections” feature;
c) so ideologically blinded that evidence just doesn't matter to him; or
d) on the take?
I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it. There was my latest issue of Skeptical Inquirer magazine – the “Magazine for Science and Reason” –and on the cover were the words:
“Let's Cool It on Global Warming–Bjorn Lomborg.”
I was stunned.
I started my professional career working for Skeptical Inquirer. My last book was excerpted there, and I'm currently a contributing editor.