Search Results for: polar bears

Never look a polar bear in the eye

by Judith Curry Advocates and scientists have tied the Earth’s fate to that of the polar bear. But what happens if this lumbering giant proves more resilient than the rest of us? – Zac Unger

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.

Week in review – science edition

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

Nature Unbound IX – 21st Century Climate Change

by Javier A conservative outlook on 21st century climate change

Week in review

by Judith Curry A few things that have caught my eye these past weeks.

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye the past few weeks.

Week in review – science edition

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

NOAA fails walrus science

by Jim Steele NOAA’s Arctic report card made claims that hinge on the unproven hypothesis that a reduction in sea ice is detrimental by denying walruses access to foraging habitat.

Week in review – science edition

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

No bodies

by Rud Istvan One of the firmer catastrophic anthropogenic global warming (CAGW) predictions made by IPCC AR4 WG2 was an alarming increase in species extinctions.

Sea level rise tipping points

by Rud Istvan Sea level tipping points are a popular CAGW/media theory, easily suggested by images of calving icebergs and summer meltwater rushing down Greenland moulins. But they are alarmist precautionary mitigation fantasies rather than remotely possible future scenarios on multi-centennial … Continue reading

JC interview on EconTalk

by Judith Curry My interview with Russ Roberts of EconTalk is now online.

Week in review

by Judith Curry Some interesting action in the ‘climate wars’ this past week.

Five critical questions for the IPCC

by Judith Curry If you had the opportunity to ask 5 critical questions for the IPCC, what would you ask?

Congressional testimony and normative science

by Judith Curry Last week, the U.S. Senate held a hearing entitled Senate Briefing on the Latest Climate Science. .

New Year’s resolution for scientists

by Judith Curry Here’s a New Year’s resolution for scientists, especially in the United States: gain the confidence of people and politicians across the political spectrum by demonstrating that science is bipartisan. – Daniel Sarewitz

The Goldilocks Principle

by Judith Curry On what we can learn from Goldilocks and The Three Bears regarding our perceptions of climate, climate science, communication and policy.

Climate scientists are different(?) from the general public

by Judith Curry …on average, climate change researchers will prefer to reach a decision or come to closure and ‘move on’ to the next step more quickly than the general population.

Who’s anti-science?

by Judith Curry A blogospheric debate has erupted this weekend over who is more anti-science: the political right, or the left.

Mooney on Kahan on Skeptics

by Judith Curry Chris Mooney has a new post up entitled “A little knowledge: why the biggest problem with climate skeptics may be their confidence.”  Mooney’s post responds to Kahan et al.’s new study entitled “The tragedy of the risk-perception … Continue reading

Making the lukewarmer case

by Judith Curry Many skeptics have attempted to lay out their arguments in a broad sense for the broader public, presumably hoping to convince the uninformed or the weakly convinced.  There are books, booklets, ppt presentations, youtube videos.  While these … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

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