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15 minutes

by Judith Curry In a recent invited talk at the American Chemical Society annual meeting, I attempted to explain the climate debate in 15 minutes.

Challenges of the clean energy transition

by Judith Curry This morning I participated Conference on Energy and Decarbonization – A New Jersey Business Perspective. https://njbia.regfox.com/energy-summit. UPDATE: full recording of the conference [here]

CMIP6 GCMs versus global surface temperatures: ECS discussion

by Nicola Scafetta Two publications examining the equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS) have recently been published in Climate Dynamics: Scafetta, N. (2022a). CMIP6 GCM ensemble members versus global surface temperatures. Lewis, N. (2022). Objectively combining climate sensitivity evidence.

The Next Environmental Crisis

by Judith Curry Are our current solutions only a short term fix?

The Sun-Climate Effect: The Winter Gatekeeper Hypothesis (V). A role for the sun in climate change

by Javier Vinós & Andy May “Once you start doubting, just like you’re supposed to doubt. You ask me if the science is true and we say ‘No, no, we don’t know what’s true, we’re trying to find out, everything … Continue reading

A ‘Plan B’ for addressing climate change and the energy transition

by Judith Curry I have a new article published in the latest issue of International Affairs Forum.

Truth or consequences: global warming consensus thinking and the decline of public debate

by Geoffrey Weiss and Claude Roessiger The so-called debate about the causes and effects of anthropogenic global warming (AGW) is a notable irony. Rather than a forum for free disputation, AGW has in recent years become the site of a … Continue reading

Re-evaluating the manufacture of the climate consensus

by Judith Curry A new book by Oppenheimer, Oreskes et al. entitled ‘Discerning Experts: The Practices of Scientific Assessment for Environmental Policy‘ makes a case against consensus seeking in climate science assessments.

The Winter Gatekeeper Hypothesis (VII). A summary plus Q&A

by Javier Vinós & Andy May “On the other hand, I think I can safely say that nobody understands climate change.” J. Vinós, paraphrasing Richard Feynman’s words about quantum mechanics.

A philospher’s reflections on AGW denial

by Dr. Paul Viminitz Of the things I care most about, AGW is near the bottom. But because, as George W. Bush put it, either you’re with us or you’re against them, I think I’d rather be interestingly wrong than … Continue reading

Legacy of Climategate – 10 years later

by Judith Curry My reflections on Climategate 10 years later, and also reflections on my reflections of 5 years ago.

Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning

by Judith Curry Insights into the motivated reasoning of climate scientists, including my own efforts to sort out my own biases and motivated reasoning following publication of the Webster et al. (2005) paper

Early 20th century global warming

by Judith Curry A careful look at the early 20th century global warming, which is almost as large as the warming since 1950.  Until we can explain the early 20th century warming, I have little confidence IPCC and NCA4 attribution … Continue reading

Hearing on the Biodiversity Report

by Judith Curry The House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife is holding a Hearing today on Responding to the Global Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: Attribution

by Judith Curry Part II:  what causes variations and changes in hurricane activity?

Beyond Milankovitch

by Donald Rapp On the terminations of Ice Ages.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Nature Unbound VII – Climate change mechanisms

by Javier Climate variations that alter the angular momentum of the atmosphere modify the speed of the Earth’s rotation, which affects the length of day (LOD). Alterations in LOD integrate different climate-affecting phenomena, and can anticipate turning points in climate.

What is there a 97% consensus about?

by Frank Hobbs (franktoo) At the Senate Hearing on “Dogma and Data”, dogma about the 97% consensus went unchallenged. Democratic Senators constantly recited the phrase “97% consensus”, but it is not clear whether they – or their Republican opponents – … Continue reading

Estimating the cost to America of damage from climate change in the 21st century

  by Larry Kummer, originally posted at the Fabius Maximus website. Another peer-reviewed paper predicting disaster from climate change by misrepresenting and exaggerating the science. We can still learn much from it.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

‘Deniers,’ lies and politics

by Judith Curry House Science Committee Hearing:  where the so-called ‘deniers’ behave like scientists and the defender of the establishment consensus . . . lies.

Four questions on climate change

by Garth Paltridge An essay on the state of climate change science.

The new ‘climate denial’

by Judith Curry Interesting article in The Atlantic, but I’m still trying to figure out what is being ‘denied.’

Untangling the March for Science

by Judith Curry Pondering some thorny issues regarding science, its place in society and its relationship to politics.