Daily Archives: July 25, 2011

Loehle and Scafetta on Climate Change Attribution

by Craig Loehle

How do we detect the influence of humans on the climate system?  Current methods based on climate models are unfortunately circular: their estimate of human effects is only valid if the models are correct, but the models make certain assumptions and also are fitted to the historical temperature record.  A model-independent estimate of climate response is needed and is provided by this study.

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A Scientist’s Manifesto

by Judith Curry

A Scientist’s Manifesto challenges scientists to think about their work in a broader context, and to engage more fully with the society that supports them and ultimately stands to be impacted by them – for good or bad.

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