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Climate Progress: Foreign Policy’s “Guide to Climate Skeptics” includes Roger Pielke, Jr...

February 28th, 2010
Warning:  Please put your head in a vise before reading further.

Andy Revkin has just written the most illogical climate post on Earth.  Or maybe he’s written the most logical climate post on the Bizarro World Htrae.

Revkin asserts (here) that a key litmus test of whether the IPCC is serious about restoring its credibility and good name is if it puts Roger Pielke, Jr. (!!!) on the author team of a special panel report, “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation.

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  1. Here's something I posted at CP, which was (shockingly) not permitted:

    JR: “The question is why waste any time on him at all?”

    Joe, this is rich, especially after “wasting” 4,000 words attacking Pielke!! Surely even you can see the irony in this.

    JR: “The fact that he is so widely debunked should tell you that he puts out a lot of misinformation and disinformation.”

    Joe, your criticisms of Pielke are (rightfully) increasingly seen as histrionic and irrelevant, particularly because you steadfastly refuse to man up and debate Pielke in a neutral and independent format. How do you think you can be taken seriously when you refuse to back up this screed with action?

  2. Just posted. Let's see whether it gets through.

    Note that the human brain is capable of agency. We can play multiple, even mutually contradictory roles depending on the circumstances. There is no reason why someone could not be a researcher, a teacher, a manager an advocate, and a father all during the same day -- without undue mixing of those roles.