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Commentary: The Double-Edged Sword Called Evidence

Posted: April 26, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Climate change evangelists and climate change atheists -- me, I'm climate change agnostic -- are locked in a bitter struggle over whether global warming is occurring and what, if anything, we should do about it. You'll note that I've painted the two camps in religious terms instead of the more journalistically correct categories "supporters" and "detractors." And that's intentional. Religion seems like a pretty good analogy for the climate change battle, as each side is fighting for or against something that can't be seen and can't be proven or disproven, and each side is certain it's correct.

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