The problem with science debates in popular media


KRUGMAN: There is tremendously more money in being a [climate change] skeptic than there is in being a supporter. It’s so much easier, come on. You got the energy industry’s(sic) behind it. There are 20 times as many believers [in climate change] as there are skeptics in the scientific community. They get almost equal time in the media.

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“Almost equal time”. Credentials are never edited prior to hosting self proclaimed or propped up “experts”.