Climate models help improve our conceptual understandings of climate systems and the forces that drive climate change. However, they are terrible at predicting Earth’s temperature and other components of its climate. They should never be used to set or justify policies, laws or regulations – such as what the Environmental Protection Agency is about to impose on CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants.
I came across the quote of the week. This is from Ron Kirby, the transportation planning coordinator for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, in an article in The Washington Post[…]