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Nate Silver the Signal and the Noise

It's Worse Than It Looks, But It Can Get Better

James A. White | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
James A. White

America's current predicament is not caused by the depth of our policy challenges but rather the intransigence of extreme elements in one party, exploiting a political system that is poorly suited for effective action absent cooperation between our two parties.

FiveThirtyEight: The Number of Things Nate Silver Gets Wrong About Climate Change

Michael E. Mann | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Michael E. Mann

It's not that Nate revealed himself to be a climate change denier in his new book, The Signal and the Noise. But he falls victim to a fallacy that's all too common among those who view the issue through the prism of economics rather than science.