Friday, October 19, 2018

This scientist keeps winning money from people who bet against climate change


James Annan keeps winning. 

Annan, a climate scientist and director of the Blue Skies Research Organization, has won numerous bets over the last decade against scientists from a variety of academic backgrounds. 

In short, people keep betting him that the world will cool or warm slightly, rather than continue on its accelerating warming trend. Annan hasn't lost.

Most recently, Annan won $10,000 from two solar physicists at the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics in Russia — Galina Mashnich and Vladimir Bashkirtsev — on a wager agreed upon 10 years ago. 

But now that the results have come in (showing that 2012-2017 was warmer than 1998-2003), his fellow gamblers won't pay up. Read more...

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