Skip to comments.Cap & Trade; The Demise of Science- Based Policy Development
Posted on 02/07/2010 3:51:03 PM PST by shockwaver
The earth may or may not be warming. If the earth is warming, that may or may not be due to human activity. But I can assure you that the present public discussion on this subject is not a scientific debate. Rather it is predominately political and emotional. Special interest groups are driving the agenda, skeptics are treated like heretics, contrary evidence is ignored, and nonsensical solutions to the supposed problem are being proposed while obvious remedies are not pursued. I fear that the good name of science and the ability of science to impact policy in a beneficial way are being compromised by the sloppy way in which this topic is being treated in the scientific community.
I learned a new word/concept last week: scientocracy - government policy unduly influenced by (junk)science
And when did you discover that the sun rises in the east?
Government purchased “science” tainted by political process??? NEVER!!! LOL.
i wrote this june ‘08. it was somewhat before that.
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