Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Scientists speaking with one voice: panacea or pathology?

by Judith Curry

The authority of a scientific body is not undermined by questioning, but rather depends upon it – Beatty & Moore

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Pascal on the art of persuasion

by Judith Curry

People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.” – Blaise Pascal

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Science, uncertainty and advocacy

by Judith Curry

I’m attending an interesting conference in Nottingham:  Circling the square: universities, the media, citizens and politics.

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Week in review – politics and policy edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Deforestation in the UK

by Judith Curry

More wood being burnt from British woods than since industrial revolution. – David Rose

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Against ‘consensus’ messaging

by Judith Curry

A decades’ experience shows that “Consensus messaging” doesn’t work. – Dan Kahan

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