The Sciences

"They are not good-faith questioning of scientific research"

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitOct 9, 2010 11:00 AM

Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news
 

Michael Mann, subject to a witch hunt about his climate research, speaks out:

What could Issa, Sensenbrenner and Cuccinelli possibly think they might uncover now, a year after the [Climategate] e-mails were published? The truth is that they don't expect to uncover anything. Instead, they want to continue a 20-year assault on climate research, questioning basic science and promoting doubt where there is none.

This is a tour-de-force of fighting back against politically-driven climate change denial.

But the attacks against the science must stop. They are not good-faith questioning of scientific research. They are anti-science.

I couldn't have said it better myself.

Tip o' the thermometer to Chris Winter.

1 free article left
Want More? Get unlimited access for as low as $1.99/month

Already a subscriber?

Register or Log In

1 free articleSubscribe
Magazine Examples
Want more?

Keep reading for as low as $1.99!

Subscribe

Already a subscriber?

Register or Log In

More From Discover
Recommendations From Our Store
Shop Now
Stay Curious
Join
Our List

Sign up for our weekly science updates.

 
Subscribe
To The Magazine

Save up to 70% off the cover price when you subscribe to Discover magazine.

Copyright © 2021 Kalmbach Media Co.