Category Archives: Sociology of science

The legacy of Climategate: 5 years later

by Judith Curry

UPDATE: new email from student that motivated “An open letter . .”

Every year at Thanksgiving, I am reminded of Climategate.

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Groups and herds: implications for the IPCC

by Judith Curry

Group failures often have disastrous consequences—not merely for businesses, nonprofits, and governments, but for all those affected by them. – Cass Sunstein and Reid Hastie

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We are all confident idiots

by Judith Curry

Stumbling through all our cognitive clutter just to recognize a true “I don’t know” may not constitute failure as much as it does an enviable success, a crucial signpost that shows us we are traveling in the right direction toward the truth. – David Dunning

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Cognitive bias – how petroleum scientists deal with it

by Peter Rose

Everyone complains about the Weather but nobody does anything about it!

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Pre-traumatic stress syndrome: Climate trauma survival tips

by Judith Curry

Climate depression is real.  Just ask a scientist. – Madeleine Thomas

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How to criticize with kindness

by Judith Curry

“Just how charitable are you supposed to be when criticizing the views of an opponent?” – Daniel Dennett

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Fraudulent(?) hockey stick

by Judith Curry

Some new angles in Mann vs Steyn et al.

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