08/19/2012 10 Comments
The irony of this post, a “denier” pointing to the failure of the Governors Planning and Research staff to do some fact checking on their own “slap stick” work. When you click down to the references, you will find them way out of date. One has to wonder if this is the level of competence of the Governor’s staff, no wonder we are in deep economic trouble in California.
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
UPDATE: 8/20/12 3:50 PM PDT The Governor’s office changes the page – see below.
I’ve been sitting on this one quietly for almost a week now, and nobody seems to have caught this glaring error in California Governor Jerry Brown’s new climate “denier slamming page” put together by the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research.
Like some government work I’ve seen, they didn’t seem to worry about quality control. My impetus for deciding to share the error today comes from Michael Tobis, of Planet 3.0, a warming advocate who I thought sure would have caught it. He writes:
Somebody working for Governor Jerry Brown (of whom, let me be quick to say, I am a fervent long-time admirer) has slapped together a page about climate denialism as part of an official State of California website about climate.
I would like to say that I think it gets…
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