What makes a controversy?

I’ve long been a fan of Cathy Wilcox’s cartoons – they’re simple, hilarious and have just enough bite, without being cruel.

Wilcox’s cartoon below sums up the crucial elements found in most scientific controversies. [To adapt it to the CSG controversy, I’d include methane in the ‘nitrogen, other smelly gases’ category and switch ‘weather’ for ‘climate change’. Otherwise, spot on!]

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