Posted 18 August 2015
An important new George C Marshall Institute paper begins: "The purpose of this document is to identify fundamental questions about climate change and provide straightforward answers that separate fact from speculation and advocacy. The most important fact is that the repeated assertion that 'the science is settled' is not only wrong but contrary to the scientific process. Science is never settled. Theories are continuously refined by the discovery of new knowledge, and sometimes long-settled 'consensus' is completely upended." Author James V DeLong suceeds in his purpose with brilliant but simple clarity.