Thursday, November 5, 2009

SuperFreaking out over SuperFreakonomics

Remember this post where I mentioned that the chapter in SuperFreakonomics on Global Warming or Climate Change, whichever way you want to look at it, was already creating quite a ruckus? Well, here is a commentary on the flap by Ronald Bailey (Science Editor at Reason Magazine) over at It is pretty interesting. The last line in his commentary sums it up very nicely.

"Although flawed, in SuperFreakonomics, Levitt and Dubner have done citizens and policymakers a real service by breaking the taboo on discussing the feasibility and risks of climate engineering in public."

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