MIT’s Unscientific Catatrosphic Climate Forecast: MIT Modellers Violated 49 Forecasting Principles

By | June 17, 2009

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When we drive on a long bridge over a river or fly in a passenger aircraft, we expect the bridge and the plane to have been designed and built in ways that are consistent with proven scientific principles. Should we expect similar standards to apply to forecasts that are intended to help policymakers make important decisions that will affect people’s jobs and even their lives? Of course we should. Such standards exist. But are they being followed?