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Deep Climate on Richard Muller

Deep Climate has a great run down of Richard Muller’s recent public appearances and some details on his ties to the Koch brothers, it is well worth a careful read.  And while we’re talking about Richard Muller, check out NPR’s shameful decision to “balance” Muller’s converted-to-mainstream scientific views with the provision of a soap box…

Love the title of that post! Keith Kloor tries to defend journalism’s role in fiascos like “Swifthack” (aka Climategate) and climate science in general but really ends up simply providing a perfect example of the problem. I urge any and all to read the comment thread, it is an excellent and fascinating one, though I…