Now “scientific consensus” is about “cultural views”

Press release from the National Science Foundation: Why “Scientific Consensus” Fails to Persuade Individuals with competing cultural values disagree about what most scientists believe Whether a scientist is seen as knowledgeable and trustworthy depends on a person’s cultural values. Credit and Larger Version Suppose a close friend who is trying to figure out the facts…

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Via Eurekalert: Avoiding dangerous climate change: An international perspective The world will need to make substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions below current levels over the next few decades if the worst impacts of dangerous climate change are to be avoided. This was a key conclusion from UK and US climate scientists at an international…