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Forecasting climate change implications...
When science and politics mingle together into forecasting models
In 1989, A senior U.N. environmental official says that “Entire nations could be wiped off the face of the Earth by rising sea levels if the global warming trend is not reversed by the year 2000.” (WSJ coverage here)
Now, it is a recent National Aeronautics and Space Administration report yet again to raise alarm that New Yorkers are about to be inundated by rapidly rising seas …by 2050. (WSJ coverage here)
Sometimes, experts and policy-makers shall follow Samuel Goldwyn’s advise:
“… never make predictions – especially about the future” (Samuel Goldwyn)
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