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press is enemy of climate

Holman Jenkins scores another direct hit on big data number slinging. Holman does the detailed calculus on the headlined 10% reduction in US economy caused by the latest climate change arithmetic. The media tortures imperfect statistics with mathematic simplicity and extreme predictions. There is such an anti-intellectual bias to much of current environmental reporting that the national media has become the National Enquirer.In another piece written by CFACT’s Craig Rucker, the COP 24 in Poland is undressed and redressed. Craig makes a compelling factual argument for energy and environmental sanity:

Press Is the Enemy of Climate
It’s easier to tell a story of good vs. evil than to understand the science.

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