April 24, 2006

EH - 94 : Climate Politix

"And then there are the peculiar standards in place in scientific journals for articles submitted by those who raise questions about accepted climate wisdom. At Science and Nature, such papers are commonly refused without review as being without interest. However, even when such papers are published, standards shift."
R. Lindzen 2006

Richard Lindzen is an MIT scientist heavily cited by Bjorn Lomborg in the Skeptical Environmentalist. He understands that complex chaotic systems such as climate achieve certain newly found order dependent on the depths of the chaotic oscillation and the thermodynamic stablitity of the new products under the new conditions. As a super under-funded scientist due to my political activity - this article explains much that bothered me when i heard Jane Lubchenko talk last week.

Something else is extremely odd about the whole show - but i'll have to blog on that later. I would like to introduce the energy wizard - who actually may end up being the comical chemical wizard, or bard, or guru, or curmudgeon, or raconteur, or ...

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