The New York Times editors flaunt their climate confusion.
Today’s NY Times editorial about Muller-gate, which omits mention of most of the to-do, concludes:
Mr. Muller says he doesn’t know how much of the warming is caused by humans, what its effects will be or what should be done about it. He shows little interest in entering the political fight. Still, his acceptance of the reality of warming may help move the conversation — once and for all — away from questions about whether it exists to smart strategies for addressing it.
Summarizing that paragraph, the Times feels that:
We don’t know much but let’s do something anyway.
Read more Muller-gate posts (in chronological order):
- Have the skeptics been debunked?
- Richard Muller no skeptic
- Eugene Robinson debunks himself
- Muller not a skeptic in 2003, either
- Fizzle: Alarmist academics doubt impact from Muller
- Muller accused by colleague of hiding data
- Run away! Muller backs off attack on skeptics
- Muller: ‘I never said you shouldn’t be a skeptic’
- Muller trashes WashPost’s Eugene Robinson
- Muller: Climategate a ‘scandal’, ‘terrible’, ‘shameful’
- Muller admits: Never a skeptic