Busted. Or not!?

from wikipedia:

“The DCSD [Danish Committees on Scientific Dishonesty] cited The Skeptical Environmentalist (book by Bjorn Lomborg) for:
-Fabrication of data;
-Selective discarding of unwanted results (selective citation);
-Deliberately misleading use of statistical methods;
-Distorted interpretation of conclusions;
-Deliberate misinterpretation of others’ results.”


“On February 13, 2003, Lomborg filed a complaint against the DCSD’s decision with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MSTI), which oversees the group.”

And they overturned it. And then:

“A Dutch think tank, Heidelberg Appeal, published a report in which it claimed 25 out of 27 accusations against Lomborg to be unsubstantiated or not pertinent.[27] A group of related scientists also published an article in 2005 in the Journal of Information Ethics,[28] in which they concluded that most criticism against Lomborg was unjustified, and that the scientific community had misused their authority to suppress the author.”

And now a website with a page-by-page critique of the book. http://www.lomborg-errors.dk/



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