The 97% feud

by Judith Curry

An academic feud swirls around how best or even whether to express the scientific consensus around climate change.  

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Open thread

by Judith Curry

It’s your turn to introduce topics for discussion.

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Towards a pragmatic ethics of climate change

by Judith Curry

The global climate change debate has gone badly wrong. Many mainstream environmentalists are arguing for the wrong actions and for the wrong reasons, and so long as they continue to do so they put all our futures in jeopardy. – Thomas Wells

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The raw politics of science

by Judith Curry

 The myth that there is no politics of science is dangerous as it prevents the important and urgently needed institution of some democratic control of the existing system of politics within the commonwealth of learning. – Joseph Agassi

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Are the deep oceans cooling?

by Judith Curry

Direct determination of changes in oceanic heat content over the last 20 years are not in conflict with estimates of the radiative forcing, but the uncertainties remain too large to rationalize e.g., the apparent “pause” in warming. – Wunsch and Heimbach

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Pentagon’s war against climate change

by Judith Curry

The military frames those efforts in terms of saving money and reducing its dependence on vulnerable supply lines, not dealing with climate change, but the result is the same.

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Open thread

by Judith Curry

It’s your turn to introduce topics for discussion.

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