The Model Atmosphere and Global Warming

Last month, Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified before the Senate that the Department of Justice is considering taking legal action against energy industries dubious of the dire role of carbon emissions to change the climate. And Democratic attorneys general from numerous states are in hot pursuit of global warming heretics. Before more partisan lawyering and congressional testimony clouds the climate change concern, let’s clear up what is known about this issue. “Everything we know about the world’s climate -- past, present, and future -- we know through models.” So states professor Paul Edwards, a supporter of the “consensus” view of climate change, in the Introduction to his highly acclaimed book A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming (MIT Press, 2010).  He also notes that “without models, there are no data.” [italics in original] Models have become integral...(Read Full Article)

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