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The debate

by Judith Curry On June 12, I am scheduled to appear in a debate that includes Michael Mann

A veneer of certainty stoking climate alarm

by Judith Curry In private, climate scientists are much less certain than they tell the public. – Rupert Darwall

Week in review – science edition

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

Hurricane Florence: climate dynamics context

by Judith Curry “Impending massive hurricanes bring the best out of weather twitter and the worst out of climate twitter” – Joseph Maykut

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.

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.

A ‘Red Team’ Exercise Would Strengthen Climate Science

by Judith Curry Put the ‘consensus’ to a test, and improve public understanding, though an open and adversarial process. – Steve Koonin

Climate power play by the AAAS et al.

by Judith Curry The AAAS and affiliated professional societies just shot themselves in the foot with the letter to U.S. policy makers.

Draft APS Statement on Climate Change

by Judith Curry The American Physical Society has released its draft Statement on Climate Change to the APS membership.

Nature Unbound X – The next glaciation

by Javier Summary: The IPCC expresses virtual certainty that a glaciation is not possible for the next 50 Kyr if CO2levels remain above 300 ppm. It is the long interglacial hypothesis. Analysis of interglacials of the past 800 Kyr shows … Continue reading

AMS: Weather, Water and Climate Priorities

by Judith Curry An eminently sensible and constructive statement from the American Meteorological Society.

Week in review – science edition

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

2015 → 2016

by Judith Curry Ringing in the New Year at Climate Etc.

Will the Oroville Dam survive the ARkStorm?

by David Hagen Should California plan for permanent drought or climate persistence?

Now that climate science is ‘settled’ . . .

by Judith Curry Climate science is being gutted in Australia.

Ins and outs of the ivory tower

by Judith Curry This is the strongest, and most cogently made, argument that I’ve seen against political advocacy by academics related to their subject of expertise.

Attribution of extreme weather events?

by Judith Curry The National Academies has published a new report:  Attribution of extreme weather events in the context of climate change.

APS reviews its Climate Change Statement

by Judith Curry The American Physical Society (APS) is in the process of reviewing its 2007 Climate Change Statement.  The process itself is remarkable, and I’ve been privileged to participate in the process.

The beyond-two-degree inferno

by Judith Curry The time for debate has ended. – Marcia McNutt, editor of Science

Are human influences on the climate really small?

by Steven E. Koonin My Wall Street Journal article of 9/20/14, Climate Science is Not Settled , contains the paragraph

On Trial: Social Cost of Carbon

by Judith Curry The Social Cost of Carbon is on trial in Minnesota.

Modeling Lindzen’s adaptive infrared iris

by Rud Istvan In 2001, MIT’s Professor Richard Lindzen and colleagues published a controversial  paper titled “Does the Earth have an Adaptive Infrared Iris?” [1] If there were a tropical adaptive infrared iris, then Earth’s sensitivity to GHGs would be … Continue reading

Solar grid parity?

by Rud Istvan and Planning Engineer                                                  There are many journal articles, media stories, NGO papers, and blogs … Continue reading

An unsettled climate

by Judith Curry I’ve been invited by several venues to write an op-ed related to my recent presentation at the National Press Club.

Scientific integrity versus ideologically-fueled research

by Judith Curry The main intellectual fault in all these cases is failing to be responsive to genuine empirical concerns, because doing so would make one’s political point weaker or undermine a cherished ideological perspective. – Heather Douglas