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Byline: Hardev Kaur
"BAD science is influencing policy," says Claude Allegre, former French minister of education and research. He said there was no absolute truth on climate change, and the premises for policy decisions were inaccurate.
That means the policies are wrong and the outcomes will necessarily be misplaced and will not address the issues at hand.
Leaders, policymakers, scientists, special-interest groups and non-governmental organisations are busy making their point on what ails the world and what needs to be done with regard to climate change, and indeed, on saving Planet Earth.
While many of the targets agreed in Kyoto have not been met, there is plenty of blame going around and finger-pointing seems to be the name of the game. The developed …