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These Scientists Were Fed Up with Climate Change Deniers. Here’s What They Did About It.

December 24, 2013
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These Scientists Were Fed Up with Climate Change Deniers. Here’s What They Did About It.
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They're policing one corner of the online conversation about global warming.

Reddit’s popular /r/science forum has banned posts and comments from people who deny that human-caused climate change is real. First announced on Grist, the controversial move has drawn charges of censorship. “Since when is science so concrete that differing opinions are not allowed?” one commenter complained. But as moderator Nathan Allan explained,  the forum is only for discussing “recent, peer-reviewed scientific publications.” With the need for more productive, reality- and solutions-based conversations about climate science, this might just be the beginning of a trend.

Source: Think Progress

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