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May 31, 2011

HOW TO RUIN A FRIENDLY DINNER PARTY WITH LIBERAL FRIENDS: “Skeptic Strategy for Talking About Global Warming”

What should a responsible Skeptic say to an astute audience? When recently invited by the “Technology, Engineering, and Science Plus” group in my community to give a talk and answer questions, I knew I would have an attentive room of tech-savvy professionals. However, they might not be fully tuned in to the details of the Global Warming controversy. Furthermore, they were likely to have opinions closer to the supposed“mainsteam science” orientation than mine.

In this posting, I’ve summarized the main points I think are most likely to align people who are both intelligent and reasonable to the Skeptic side.

[READ Ira Glickstein’s “Skeptic Strategy for Talking About Global Warming” at wattsupwiththat]