Correlation != Causation

The next time someone comes up with a study that says “(variable) has been linked to (headline-grabbing catastrophe)” remember: Correlation does not equal causation.

You deniers are always saying that.  What does that even mean?

I’m glad you asked.  Go here and spend 10 minutes amusing yourself, proving that most science headlines based on the results of “studies” are so much wasted ink:

Spurious Correlations

He’s everywhere!

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