In this Climate Science for Everyone article I describe correlation, causation, and two important relationships between them: correlation does not prove causation, but a lack of correlation doesn’t disprove causation either.
Arguing that something happening one way in the past means it can only happen that way is an illogical appeal to history.
Leasing solar panels and acquiring an electric vehicle helped clear a mental block that had kept me from writing much about industrial climate disruption for about two years.
Scientists are as sure of industrial climate disruption as they are that smoking causes lung cancer. So why hasn’t the international community made progress toward addressing climate disruption? There are at least four reasons.
Harris’ stated goals in his commentaries are diametrically opposed to the language and arguments he uses in support of those goals. Either he’s incompetent at public relations, or he’s not actually interested in moving forward the public debate on industrial climate disruption.
Tom Harris distorts the maturity of global warming science and imagines expertise where little exists
Tom Harris’ recent commentaries distort the maturity of the science underlying industrial climate disruption and conflate the real expertise of climate scientists with the imagined expertise of most “opinion leaders,” engineers, and economists. Part Four of Six.
Recent commentaries by Tom Harris of the International Climate Science Coalition invoke a bizarro world where ignorance equals knowledge, where climate science can’t be true unless it’s transcendently True, and where there can be no unequivocal conclusions. Part Three of Six.
Tom Harris of the International Climate Science Coalition is calling for the end of illogical arguments in the public discussion about climate disruption. But it’s hard to take his calls serious given all the illogical arguments and errors he makes in his various commentaries. Part Two of Six.
S&R reviewed eight related commentaries written by Tom Harris of the International Climate Science Coalition since mid-December. We found that the commentaries represent tone trolling and are packed them with distortions, errors, hypocrisy, and more. Part One of Six.
When you don’t need the range and flexibility of a Jetta TDI, the Nissan Leaf is the more economical and environmentally friendly option.