The Epistemology of Explaining Climate Forecasting so an 8 Year Old Can Understand it

Some Sensible Information on Our Climate!

Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Dr. Norman Page

 1.  Introduction

Dr. Leif Svalgaard said in a comment on a WUWT post:

August 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm    

“If you cannot explain your finding to an [attentive] eight-year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
I agree entirely.
Miriam – Webster defines Epistemology as
” the study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity “
2.  Granddaughter – You asked – Is the world going to burn up and how do we know?
Ava – Lets  think about when  the temperature is warmer and colder outside. It is hotter when the sun shines during the day and colder at night when our part of the earth is turned away from the sun .You know already that it takes 24 hours for the earth to turn around once to make what we call a cycle from warm to cold and back…

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