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Framing the challenge for the climate red team

by Judith Curry There is an opportunity to steer the proposed red team exercise in a useful direction.  The first step is to frame the problem to be addressed.

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

COVID discussion thread VI

by Judith Curry A roundup of interesting articles on COVID-19.

What is red teaming?

by Judith Curry Last week, Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, stated he intended to form a ‘red team’ to debate climate science.  What exactly is ‘red teaming’, and how can this be implemented in a way that is useful for climate … Continue reading

COVID-19 discussion thread VII

by Judith Curry Some interesting papers that I’ve spotted over the past week.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye the past 7(!) weeks.

Climate book shelf

by Judith Curry Reviews of new books by Steve Koonin, Matthew Kahn and Marc Morano.

Reviewing the Climate Science Special Report

by Judith Curry Calling on CE Denizens to review the Climate Science Special Report:  nominate an official reviewer, or participate in the CE Crowdsourced Review.

Discussion thread: reactions to House Hearing

by Judith Curry Climate Feedback has interviewed a number of scientists regarding the recent House Hearing on climate science.

National Climate Assessment and the Trump administration

The National Climate Assessment must be redirected or terminated by Patrick J. Michaels Periodic National Assessments of the effects of climate change on the U.S. are mandated by the 1990 Global Change Research Act. The next Assessment Report is scheduled to … Continue reading

Discussion thread – improving the interface between climate science and policy

by Judith Curry I’m looking for ideas and discussion on ways to improve what I regard to be a broken interface between climate science and policy.

What are the main sources of heat that account for the incremental rise in temperature on Earth?

by Judith Curry Suggestions for the climate ‘red team’ response.

Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem

by Judith Curry How valid conclusions often lay hidden within research reports, masked by plausible but unjustified conclusions reached in those reports.  And how the IPCC institutionalizes such masking errors in climate science.

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

Consensus enforcers versus the Trump administration

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

‘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.

Steve Koonin: A Deceptive New Report on Climate

by Judith Curry Red-teaming the the U.S. government’s Climate Science Special Report on the topic of sea level rise.

National Climate Assessment: A crisis of epistemic overconfidence

by Judith Curry “You can say I don’t believe in gravity. But if you step off the cliff you are going down. So we can say I don’t believe climate is changing, but it is based on science.” – Katherine … Continue reading

Admitting mistakes in a ‘hostile environment’

by Judith Curry Reflections on Nic Lewis’ audit of the Resplandy et al. paper.

Alarm about alarmism

by Judith Curry The climate change debate has entered what we might call the “Campfire Phase”, in which the goal is to tell the scariest story. – Oren Cass (twitter)

New Confirmation that Climate Models Overstate Atmospheric Warming

by Ross McKitrick Two new peer-reviewed papers from independent teams confirm that climate models overstate atmospheric warming and the problem has gotten worse over time, not better. The papers are Mitchell et al. (2020) “The vertical profile of recent tropical … Continue reading

New confirmation that climate models overstate atmospheric warming

by Ross McKitrick Two new peer-reviewed papers from independent teams confirm that climate models overstate atmospheric warming and the problem has gotten worse over time, not better.

When does government intervention make sense for COVID-19?

By Nic Lewis Introduction I showed in my last article that inhomogeneity within a population in the susceptibility and infectivity of individuals would reduce the herd immunity threshold, in my view probably very substantially, and that evidence from Stockholm County … Continue reading

Academic freedom and scholarship: perspective from Canada

by Pamela Lindsay Mentorships by professors of students are among the vital functions of a university. Here I expose the vulnerable underbelly of mentorship and one possible threat to academic freedom and scholarship.

Why the CO2 reduction pathways are too stringent

by Jacques Hagoort Why the IPCC carbon budgets in SR1.5 are over conservative, and the CO2 reduction pathways are too stringent.