• Science has a culture that is inherently cautious and that is normally not a bad thing. You could even say conservative, because of the peer review process and because the scientific method prizes uncertainty and penalises anyone who goes out on any sort of a limb that is not held in place by abundant and well-documented evidence.

    "Al Gore's views on climate change, extreme weather and Keystone XL". Interview with Suzanne Goldenberg, November 14, 2012.
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