The Washington Post versus George Will
The paper seems to be disavowing the views of its own columnist:
The new evidence — including satellite data showing that the average multiyear wintertime sea ice cover in the Arctic in 2005 and 2006 was nine feet thick, a significant decline from the 1980s — contradicts data cited in widely circulated reports by Washington Post columnist George F. Will that sea ice in the Arctic has not significantly declined since 1979.
I feel particularly chagrined by Will’s inability to understand climate science — we went to the same high school, which has an outstanding science program, so even if he missed out on science in college and later life, he should still know better!
Dan Farber has written and taught on environmental and constitutional law as well as about contracts, jurisprudence and legislation. Currently at Berkeley Law, he has al…READ more