default position … “loss of trust”

Another one ‘rocks the boat’, or in this case the orthodoxy enviro journals. This is my default position, and has been for some time, but I could not have said it so well.

Welcome to the club, Jim Bouldin, Bishop Hill reports: Quote of the day, Nature edition

My default position toward Nature…at least for earth and environmental science papers, has shifted from innocent until proven guilty, to roughly the opposite. I just don’t believe what they claim until I’ve read the paper involved closely, and since I don’t have time to do that, that means I basically don’t accept what they claim. I’ve just seen too much bad science and I don’t trust them to be fully objective and place scientific veracity over hype and headline. Sorry.

Jim Bouldin, an ecologist from UC Davis

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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