Posted 27 March 2015
"Accusing scientists of venal motives when they raise questions about climate has come to be what passes for scientific debate...This follows brazen political-style attacks on scientists because of their views on climate. In particular there has been an aggressive assault questioning our ethics, morality, competence, and even sanity...This entire assault could not be more anti-scientific. The protagonists are political interlopers in science who do not understand or respect the nature of scientific truths and how they are discovered, let alone how they are justified. One of the greatest lessons from the history of science is that humans don't only get things wrong, but they stubbornly hang on to the stupidest of ideas until the bitter end." A brilliant defence of the integrity of real science by Dr Christopher Essex, posted to Breitbart.
Read it here