Global warming advocates vow not to speak to media that allow skeptics to comment too

Global warming advocates vow not to speak to media that allow skeptics to comment too
Poster bear. Not as stranded as previously suggested.

[Ed. – If everything isn’t done on their terms, and theirs alone, they just won’t participate.  Not exactly a ringing indication of their position’s validity.]

Now, global-warming public intellectuals have warned the media that if they allow skeptics to have a voice in stories, they will boycott giving comment. From the open letter appearing in the Guardian:

Balance implies equal weight. But this then creates a false equivalence between an overwhelming scientific consensus and a lobby, heavily funded by vested interests, that exists simply to sow doubt to serve those interests. Yes, of course scientific consensus should be open to challenge — but with better science, not with spin and nonsense. We urgently need to move the debate on to how we address the causes and effects of dangerous climate change — because that’s where common sense demands our attention and efforts should be.

Fringe voices will protest about “free speech”.

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