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How ‘Preapproved Narratives’ Have Corrupted Science
« on: October 03, 2023, 11:52:00 am »
WRITTEN BY ALLYSIA FINLEY ON OCT 2, 2023. POSTED IN LATEST NEWS

How ‘Preapproved Narratives’ Have Corrupted Science

 Scientists were aghast last month when Patrick Brown, climate director at the Breakthrough Institute in Berkeley, Calif., acknowledged that he’d censored one of his studies to increase his odds of getting published.

Credit to him for being honest about something his peers also do but are loath to admit. [emphasis, links added]


In an essay for the Free Press, Mr. Brown explained that he omitted “key aspects other than climate change” from a paper on California wildfires because such details would “dilute the story that prestigious journals like Nature and its rival, Science, want to tell.”

https://climatechangedispatch.com/how-preapproved-narratives-have-corrupted-science/
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