cite as: F. Bi. 2009. Bet: bad. Debate: good. Thus said Galileo. Intl. J. Inact., 2:55
Debate: good. Blogger Milo Yiannopoulos reports on a debate between global warming activist Joe Romm, and global warming ‘skeptic’ Marc Morano. He thinks Morano obviously won because already likes Morano, and Noel Sheppard, who also likes Morano, also thinks Morano won. Objectivity! [cached: 1, 2]
Bet: bad. Meanwhile, Brian Schmidt reports that chemistry professor Mark Campbell, after chastising “Chicken Littles” for spreading fear of global warming, refuses to take a bet with Schmidt on future global temperatures even when the bet is in his favour. Schmidt also has a list of bets he’s proposed with global warming doubters — most of them not taken up. [cached: 1, 2]
I’m sure there’s a good reason why climate ‘skeptics’ prefer debates to bets, right?