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The Chasm

By Keith Kloor
Aug 11, 2010 8:23 PMNov 20, 2019 2:57 AM


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The robust debate between Gavin Schmidt and Judith Curry (here and here) appears to have run its course. It's been a fairly technical discussion and mostly civil. And immensely frustrating, it seems, for both of them. Taking stock of the exchange, Gavin makes this observation:

When smart and informed people see basically the same information but come to different conclusions, I find that interesting since there might be something to be learned.

I think he's right, but what is there to be learned?

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