Very interesting and a bit frightening concept on the role of science in relation to desired outcomes concerning global warming. Basically people and countries need to combat global warming even if the science does not back it up.
From what I can gather this is the scientific equivelant of post-modernism:
Mike Hulme, the founding director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, argues in the Guardian that while scientific evidence may cast doubt on Global Warming why believe science? When a larger truth must be expressed, then "post-normal" science must be employed. Read More.