Why Science Matters

This blog is about current issues where science is involved in defining problems and seeking solutions.  To me, science is not a catechism of truths to be accepted, but is rather a method of discovery with rules to follow. Early in my life, I learned and adopted the scientific method of creating an explanation, testing it experimentally, questioning and modifying, and continuing to explore alternative ideas.  Ideas that work out in life as predicted become knowledge, but are also subject to further experiences that challenge basic assumptions.

At the moment, climate change or global warming is a major issue, and there are several posts and pages here regarding this.  The climate system is amazingly complex and our knowledge of it is only beginning, so the subject is fascinating to those who are curious about life and nature. Science Matters is my attempt to share what I have learned over recent years in reading and commenting on climate and related issues.

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