The Integrity of Science and Climate Change: Logical Fallacies and Abuse of Science

Published: May 2011
Authors: Peter Gleick
Pages: 36



What is the role of science in policy?

  • Good policy without good science and  analysis is … unlikely.
  • Good policy with bad science is even more  unlikely.
  • There is a long history of abuse or misuse of science.
  • The argument about climate change is largely policy debate hiding behind a scientific debate.