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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.

APS members comment on climate change statement

by Judith Curry The battle over the American Physical Society draft Statement on Climate Change is heating up.

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.

Week in review – science edition

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

AMS: Weather, Water and Climate Priorities

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

2015 → 2016

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Consensus enforcers versus the Trump administration

by Judith Curry Tough days on The Hill for the enforcers of the climate consensus.

APS discussion thread

by Judith Curry This thread is running parallel to APS members comment on climate change statement, which is open only to APS members.

They may not like it, but scientists must work with President Trump

by Judith Curry Jack Stilgoe and Roger Pielke Jr. have written a superb article on the response of scientists to the Trump presidency.

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.

The beyond-two-degree inferno

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

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.

Will the Oroville Dam survive the ARkStorm?

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

On Trial: Social Cost of Carbon

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

American Physical Society

by Judith Curry The American Physical Society (APS) has a new Topical Group on the Physics of Climate (GPC).

Hansen’s backfire

by Judith Curry Jim Hansen’s new paper, and his PR strategy, are raising a whole host of issues that are arguably a backfire for his objectives.

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

Week in review

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