Why It’s Hard to Prove Gender Discrimination in Science
Lack of transparency and unconscious biases make it hard to spot inequality. Scientists pride themselves on objectivity, and may, therefore, be slow to see how unconscious biases alter their judgment and actions.
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change prepares to release its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) -- the latest installment of its comprehensive assessment of climate science -- early next year, the science is already under attack. As the U.S. Global Change Research Program puts the final draft