Friday, March 6, 2009
Those tracking the Earth’s temperatures might want to make a notation of a heat spike in February 2009.
That’s when newspaper columnist George Will wrote about his skepticism on global warming and the role of humans. He cited scientific data that he said supported his conclusions. Others said that Will misread, misinterpreted and mischaracterized the data, not least of all the scientists who compiled that data. More about the ruckus can be found at http://ksjtracker.mit.edu/?p=8707.
Argument, some of it heated, ensued in newspapers
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