When good news, meets strange logic

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Here’s the climate equivalent of “Why Isn’t the Press Publishing the Good News from Iraq?”

Pat Michaels used to be one of the more lucid, logical and persuasive skeptics. But poor Pat appears to be seriously losing his marbles. Michaels analyzes 92 climate-oriented research papers published in two preeminent science magazines, Science and Nature.

Because only 9 articles cited climate developments which might be less severe than expected and 83 cited conditions which will be worse than previously anticipated, Michaels concludes the world’s most prestigious scientific journals are inherently biased in favor of bad news.

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