National Review says "Oh yeah? You're another!"

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National Review says "Oh yeah? You're another!"

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 01, 2017 1:39 pm

Climate-Change Activists Are the Real Science Deniers
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And then a funny thing happened: “Denial” gave way to those more reasoned arguments. Perhaps the accumulation of scientific evidence changed minds. Perhaps it was only the political reality that sank in. Regardless, opponents of aggressive climate policy mostly stopped questioning whether the climate was warming and whether human activity played a role — the two points of agreement that define the famous “97 percent consensus” of climate scientists — and started explaining why that consensus did not justify costly and ineffective policies.

This shift in focus from the basic science of climate change to its public-policy implications has been a disaster for climate activists, exposing the flabbiness at the core of their position. Softened by years of punching down at their opponents’ worst arguments, they became addicted to asserting that “science says so,” and they are now lost when it doesn’t.

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Re: National Review says "Oh yeah? You're another!"

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Mon May 01, 2017 1:43 pm

They're in denial of being in denial.
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Re: National Review says "Oh yeah? You're another!"

Post by Walter » Tue May 02, 2017 1:35 pm

In a comment this morning at Free the Animal. It is an excellent description of post World War II science.

“Science fails when adopting a creed”.

Think climate science and nutrition science.

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Post by Cadmusteeth » Tue May 02, 2017 2:10 pm

Seems more like new people being introduced to the movement are not properly educated in the science surrounding climate change; if there's any shred of truth in this.