Divisive policy issues cast scientists into roles from credible neutral broker, to advocate, to activist. Which is most effective? How does one judge success?
Gavin Schmidt (@ClimateOfGavin) is Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York.
Leonard Smith (@lynyrdsmyth) is Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Time Series, LSE.
Arthur C Petersen is Professor of Science, Technology and Public Policy at UCL.
The Centre for the Analysis of Time Series (@CATS_LSE), directed by Professor Leonard Smith, brings together the expertise of internationally recognised statisticians and physical scientists who have a common interest in non-linear analysis. CATS aims to promote awareness of the limitations of non-linear analysis and the dangers of confusing models with reality.
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