How to Deceive with Statistics: Distortions Due to Diminutive Denominators

 Commentary, Thomas P. Sheahen  Comments Off on How to Deceive with Statistics: Distortions Due to Diminutive Denominators
Jan 112018
 

Ever wonder how the "Happy Planet Index" rates Mexico number two, Bangladesh number eight, Venezuela number 29, and the USA number 108 of 140 countries?  The same trick as used in calculating the "climate sensitivity" of greenhouses gases is at work.