NASA Flacks for Global Warming and Skirts Scientific Ethics

As pointed out in these pages, NASA has yet to own up fully to its historic error in misinterpreting US surface temperatures to conform to the Global Warming hypothesis, as discovered by Stephen McIntyre at ClimateAudit.org. This is not the first major error discovered by McIntyre and his coworker, Canadian economist Ross McKintrick, who previously uncovered the fatally flawed "hockey stick" climate curve, used to justify Global Warming alarmism by the 2001 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.   Here is the official ethics statement on scientific errors and the need for public correction from the American Physical Society, the national society of research physics: "It should be recognized that honest error is an integral part of the scientific enterprise. It is not unethical to be wrong, provided that errors are promptly acknowledged and corrected when they are detected." [emphasis added](Ethics & Values - 02.2 APS GUIDELINES FOR PROFESSIONAL...(Read Full Article)

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