Daily Archives: July 9, 2011

IPCC’s new protocol for addressing possible errors

by Judith Curry

Nic Lewis sent me the following message in an email:

I have some news to report on a response to the letter forming this post from the IPCC authors.  Gabi Hegerl, joint coordinating lead author of Chapter 9, emailed me late yesterday afternoon to say that she had brought my letter to the attention of the WG1 AR5 Co-Chairs to initiate the appropriate handling of the alleged error, and that it will be dealt with in accordance with the recently approved “IPCC Protocol for Addressing Possible Errors in IPCC Assessment Reports, Synthesis Reports, Special Reports or Methodology Reports.

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Motives for communicating climate science

by Judith Curry

In discussing the Kahan et al. paper online with a group of science bloggers, Dave Ropeik made a statement that I found very striking, about the motives for communicating science.

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