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Why I don’t ‘believe’ in ‘science’

by Judith Curry

” ‘I believe in science’ is an homage given to science by people who generally don’t understand much about it. Science is used here not to describe specific methods or theories, but to provide a badge of tribal identity.  Which serves, ironically, to demonstrate a lack of interest in the guiding principles of actual science.” – Robert Tracinski

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Four fronts for climate policy

by Judith Curry

“For decades, scientists and policymakers have framed the climate-policy debate in a simple way: scientists analyse long-term goals, and policymakers pretend to honour them. Those days are over. Serious climate policy must focus more on the near-term and on feasibility.” – Y. Xu, V. Ramanathan, D. Victor

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Climate sensitivity calculator app

by Alberto Zaragoza Comendador

How sensitive is the Earth’s climate to greenhouse gases? Speaking about carbon dioxide in particular, how much would air temperatures increase if we doubled atmospheric concentrations of said gas?

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Hurricanes & climate change: 21st century projections

by Judith Curry

Final installment in my series on hurricanes and climate change.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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