But Is It True? – The Research of Aaron Wildavsky Twenty Years Later

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball In his fascinating 1950 book “Unpopular Essays,” mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote that “Most of the greatest evils that man has inflicted upon man have come through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, is false.” He explained how the nature of people made such inflictions possible.…

Shock Discovery: Admitting Climate Uncertainty makes you More Credible

Guest essay by Eric Worrall An opinion piece published in Nature suggests that admitting there are unresolved uncertainties with climate science, improves your credibility with people who don’t already agree with you. The abstract; Sociology: Impacts on climate change views The risks posed by climate change have been a subject of public policy debate in…