Wanted for Premeditated Murder: How Post-Normal Science Stabbed Real Science in the Back on the Way to the Illusion of "Scientific Consensus" on Global Warming
Climate Change and the Death of Science
is the most important article we've linked to in quite a long time. If you have time to read nothing else from this issue, read this. It's worth every minute it will take.
As Climategate and other transgressions of fundamental scientific procedure by global warming alarmists continue to unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a great deal of what's been called "climate science" isn't science at all. It's ideological propaganda, often religious (but certainly not Biblical), masquerading as science.
In Climate Change and the Death of Science, Christian blogger Jerry Bouey nails practitioners of post-normal science fair and square, in their own words, demonstrating that even they know and admit they're no longer doing science but politics. To put it bluntly, they stabbed real science in the back. This article strikes at the very root of many environmentalists' routine practices.
Bouey explains brilliantly how science got hijacked by post-normal science along the hurried way to the "overwhelming scientific consensus" on manmade global warming. Bouey points out that one of the world's leading global warming alarmists is himself a devotee of post-normal science and therefore a traitor to real science.
The article quotes post-normalist (and therefore not to be suspected of presenting post-normal science in a bad light) Eva Kunseler distinguishing normal and post-normal science thus:
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