Climatologists Are No Einsteins

Understatement of the Decade.

Freeman Dyson:

“I just think they don’t understand the climate,” he said of climatologists. “Their computer models are full of fudge factors.”

“The models are extremely oversimplified,” he said. “They don’t represent the clouds in detail at all. They simply use a fudge factor to represent the clouds.”

William Happer:

“There are people who just need a cause that’s bigger than themselves,” said Happer. “Then they can feel virtuous and say other people are not virtuous.”

That reminds of the joke Judith Curry deleted from her blog the other day:

Q: Why did god invent phrenologists?

A: So climate scientists would have a profession to look down upon.

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