I have a comment in over at Judith Curry’s blog Climate Etc. on her recent post, Should We Tell the Whole Truth About Climate Change? – Good long title there, I approve. There are already almost 400 comments, so I am promoting my comment to a slightly expanded post here to cut through the torrent of bits over there.
In principle, yes of course. In practice, many journalists, scientists and government officials are not so certain as to how to balance telling the whole truth and being truthful in an “effective” way.