Wednesday, December 09, 2009

A wobbly warmist

"I have long said that climate science is far from certain, and that there are lots of unknowns that merit further study to gain better understanding. I have also said that there probably is enough known about climate change that we should do something about it -- because we'll never have perfect information, just as we never have perfect information about important issues that we must nevertheless decide upon, such as battle plans (or even going to war in the first place) or rescuing the financial system.

Unfortunately, both sides of the climate debate - passionate scientists and policy advocates vs. heated skeptics and supporters of the status quo at any cost - have moved beyond rational debate into the mystical."

Richard Stuebi in the Huff-puff, for heaven's sake! So: "climate science is far from certain". Whatever happened to "the science is settled"?