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Old 11-09-2009, 05:56 PM
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Default Re: Confronting Climate Collapse (David W. Orr & Jim Manzi)

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Elizabeth Kolbert, via DougJ:

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To be skeptical of climate models and credulous about things like carbon-eating trees and cloudmaking machinery and hoses that shoot sulfur into the sky is to replace a faith in science with a belief in science fiction. This is the turn that “SuperFreakonomics” takes, even as its authors repeatedly extoll their hard-headedness. All of which goes to show that, while some forms of horseshit are no longer a problem, others will always be with us.
EK's whole article is well worth a read.
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