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Comment: Re:A conspiracy of academics? Math MODELS (Score 1) 525

Get 4 academics/researchers in a room and each will have numerous, and maybe half a dozen "math models" each. Then they pick one they think might be "right." What is not discussed is that models are inherently modeling chaotic systems.

Chaotic systems can flip their path (trajectory or outcome if you will) based on things that occur in the 9th, 12th or 20th decimal point. This is well known to mathematicians.

So, are we to alter society and effectively drain its resources to try to accomplish something that is estimated but not proven to be correct? And does everyone share in the expense, or only the richest 6 countries. And if only the richest countries spend tons of money, can they get any desirable result with the rest of the world not paying attention, let alone money and methods, to "fix" whatever is estimated to help.

Climate is a morass best left to God.

The best laid plans of mice and men are held up in the legal department.