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Climate-Science Question Time

Great video of a hard-hitting BBC interview of government environmental scientist (and former IPCC chair) Robert Watson. Daily Politics presenter Andrew Neil asks Watson whether R. K. Pachauri should resign, and teases out a maybe-ish answer; in a bold followup, he asks whether Watson himself might be too committed a believer in AGW to fulfill his responsibilities as chief scientist for the UK’s environment department (or DEFRA).

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster is a former news editor of National Review Online.

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