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While I was working with Dan Kahan yesterday to arrange for his guest post on guns and the death penalty, I came across another one of his posts--...

While I was working with Dan Kahan yesterday to arrange for his guest post on guns and the death penalty, I came across another one of his posts--a discussion of the climate-change chapter in Nate Silver's recent book, "The Signal and the Noise." Kahan, a professor of law and psychology at Yale Law School who studies how cultural values shape risk perceptions, described Silver's thoughts on climate change prediction as correct and even wise. 

Then he addressed something that puzzled him--a highly critical review of Silver on The Huffington Post by Michael Mann, the...