Saturday, January 7, 2012

Economists and climatoligists: Birds of a feather

Over at What's Up With That is a collection of posts about ClimateGate 2.0 by Tom Nelson.  There are more than 250 of them, so it's a chore to look at all of them, but here's a sample.  In short, the climatologists in question
Meanwhile, the American Economic Association has approved a set of principles to disclose possible conflicts of interest.  This is certainly long overdue, but it's still a bit of a damp squib.  What is really needed is a set of binding rules about replicability and the availability of data.