Cameron Challenges Sceptics to Debate then Chickens Out!

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    That paragon of virtue, bravery, and champion of the environment challenged three big named sceptics to a climate change debate. They agreed to all of his conditions which included NO RECORDING OF THE EXCHANGE and then he chickened out anyways!

    What a loser!

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    http://www.noteviljustwrong.com/blog/general/481-james-cameronking-of-hypocrites

    From King of the World to Chicken of the Sea: Director James Cameron challenges climate skeptics to debate and then bails out at last minute | Climate Depot
     
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    can't find any legitimate sites talking about the cancellation.
     
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    I found a couple for you Jillian. I don't know how reputable they are though...probably akin to Media Matters.

    James Cameron should have debated Marc Morano - National environmental policy | Examiner.com

    James Cameron: Gunslinger | The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Research, and Entertainment

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    While I understand it is always more difficult to defend a complex position than to attack one, it seems that the skeptical side usually 'wins' these debates as far as audience opinion goes.
    It would be more useful to have a scientifically literate audience debate the issues but that would involve a respected journal and reasonably open access. Sort of like peer review before it was hijacked. If the case for AGW was so solid as to be considered 'settled science', why isn't there a forum available for both sides to state their cases? Surely openness would benefit both sides in getting the truth out.
     

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