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Climate change skeptics: put your money where your mouth is

We tend to post sites and articles we’ve read and found interesting on our twitter feed (it also has all of our blog posts if you can’t wait for the newsletter). But every now and again one crops up this is worthy of a full link from the blog.

Fed up with comments such as “it’s so cold this spring how can you possibly believe in global *warming*!?” the stats and politics blogger Nate Silver has offered any public figure or reasonably popular blogger $25 if average daily temperatures really are lower over the period of a month. There’s a catch of course — you owe him $25 for every day they’re higher.

I wonder if anybody will take him up on it…

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