Sunday, January 13, 2008

Distortion of the Truth.......Science Corrupted

The following is an excellent example of what happens when science and politics become confused. This statement by Stephen Schneider explains how and why the public has been so grievously misled about the true nature of global warming and climate change.

Message #6 - 01/13/08 01:49 AM
I never will forget the response of Stephen Schneider. lead 2007 IPCC Report Author who said-----

"To capture the public imagination, we have to offer up some scary scenarios, make simplified dramatic statements and little mention of any doubts one might have. Each of us has to decide the right balance between being effective and being honest."

Stephen Schneider
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Stephen H. Schneider (born c. 1945) is Professor of Environmental Biology and Global Change (and Professor by Courtesy in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) at Stanford University, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Environment Science and Policy of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He has served as a consultant to Federal Agencies and/or White House staff in the Nixon, Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton and George W. Bush administrations.

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