Criticism is principally centred on Climate Change Controversies, a document which defends mainstream science from accusations thought by the Society to be improper.
It says: "This is not intended to provide exhaustive answers to every contentious argument that has been put forward by those who seek to distort and undermine the science of climate change ..."
One Fellow reportedly said: "This appears to suggest that anyone who questions climate science is malicious. But in science everything is there to be questioned – that should be the very essence of the Royal Society. Some of us were very upset about that."
Friday, May 28, 2010
This is great news.