Finding the right expert

The CJR journalist Curtis Brainard, wrote yesterday about the controversy created by a PNAS paper entitled “Expert credibility in climate change“. It analises the expertise of climate change scinetists and skeptics and states that “the relative climate expertise and scientific prominence of the researchers unconvinced of [anthropogenic global warming] are substantially below that of the convinced researchers”. Curtis Brainard discusses in his article the impact of paper conclusions on climatic journalism.

Read the full Brainard’s article

Read the summary of the scientific paper in PNAS web site