"It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong." Richard P. Feynman

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Willis Eschenbach Eloquently Speaks For All Of Us. - Please Read

WUWT ran a letter from Judith Curry on Scientists rebuilding the trust of the public after ClimateGate and other IPCC disasters. Willis Eschenbach responds in a heartfelt way , expressing brilliantly the feelings ,anger and frustrations of skeptics of Global Warming.    Thank you Willis.

 The key to restoring trust has nothing to do with communication. Steve McIntyre doesn’t inspire trust because he is a good communicator. He inspires trust because he follows the age-old practices of science — transparency and openness and freewheeling scientific discussion and honest reporting of results.
And until mainstream climate science follows his lead, I’ll let you in on a very dark, ugly secret — I don’t want trust in climate science to be restored. I don’t want you learning better ways to propagandize for shoddy science. I don’t want you to figure out how to inspire trust by camouflaging your unethical practices in new and innovative ways. I don’t want scientists learning to use clever words and communication tricks to get people to think that the wound is healed until it actually is healed. I don’t want you to learn to use the blogosphere to spread your pernicious unsupported unscientific alarmism.
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