The crumbling edifice of IPCC science

Via the amusing and insightful musings and insights of Marc Roberts:

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I think this is rather apropos given the recent retraction of one of Jonathon Leake's um, let's be kind, "dodgy" bits of journalism from the recent spate of IPCC "gates".

(Cartoon seen at In It For the Gold who uses it for the recent UVA report that again finds no academic misconduct by Mike Mann)

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I note that only the Sunday Times (and possibly one other publication whose name escapes me) have retracted the story.

"Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock, And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell not, for it was founded on a rock.

And every one that heareth these my words, and doth them not, shall be like a foolish man that built his house upon the sand, And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell, and great was the fall thereof. "

Great may be the fall thereof, indeed.

By Jack Savage (not verified) on 26 Jul 2010 #permalink