On the naming and shaming of Carbon Dioxide

Guest essay by Tom Peer Poor old carbon dioxide. One minute it was a harmless gas providing as vital a link in the cycle of life as water or oxygen and then the next thing it knows it’s a pollutant. To add insult to injury it’s not even carbon dioxide any more, just plain old…

Advertisements

Paper: Circular Reasoning in Climate Change Research

Circular Reasoning in Climate Change Research Jamal Munshi Sonoma State University Abstract A literature review shows that the circular reasoning fallacy is common in climate change research. It is facilitated by confirmation bias and by activism such that the prior conviction of researchers is subsumed into the methodology. Example research papers on the impact of…