How Bias Heats Up the Warming Debate

Matt Ridley on confirmation bias and global warming, looking at new statements by Richard Muller and Anthony Watts. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Aug 4, 2012 - 10:35 PM PDT
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by Sirajul Islam - Aug. 5, 2012

This opinion piece appeared on the WSJ tells that the reporting of climate in the media is full of confirmation bias. The opinionator cited two papers by Richard Muller of the University of California, Berkeley and meteorologist Anthony Watts to draw this conclusion and also make use of a poll by Yale University's Dan Kahan and his colleagues to confirm his 'confiramation bias' theory.

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