A lesson in (ir-)responsible writing

Check out this dumb, irresponsible headline from the New Scientist: ‘Record-breaking heat does not ‘prove’ global warming’ http://bit.ly/ciwMJD Headlines need to be designed so that they are in themselves not only true, but not misleading. This headline will encourage ‘casual viewers’ to think that the New Scientist doesn’t believe that global warming has been proven.
Next thing, they’ll be giving us headlines like “Millions of deaths do not ‘prove’ that smoking causes lung cancer”…

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