Posted by Jeff Condon on July 18, 2010
People have made several suggestions for the creed of the scientific skeptic. In an inspired moment created by several commenters, I wrote this.
Climate Skeptic’s Creed
I understand the radiative capture of CO2
I accept that radiative capture causes warming.
I acknowledge that there is climate feedback to warming.
I assert that the rest is unknown.
It’s nice and short, goes against the duma view, and leaves plenty for consideration without taking a soft approach.
The only suggestions I didn’t like were the ones which added specificity to the language even though the original didn’t contradict the specific. Of course there were some who’s specificity did contradict these basic truths which I cannot help.