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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is from pages 249-250 of former Caltech physics professor and provost – and former Energy Department undersecretary during the Obama administration – Steven Koonin’s excellent 2021 book, Unsettled? What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters:

But I’ve been dismayed along the way as well. First by the willingness of some climate scientists – abetted by the media and politicians – to misrepresent what the science says, and then by the many other scientists who are silently complicit in those misrepresentations. The public deserves better. By demonstrably misinforming non-experts about what we know and don’t know about the changing climate, they deny governments, industry, and individuals the right to make fully inform decisions about how to respond.