Category Archives: Communication

A War Against Fire

by Judith Curry

The most savage controversies are those as to which there is no good evidence either way. -Bertrand Russell

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Bill Gail: Don’t let climate debate hinder the economy

by Judith Curry

Nature’s deviations disrupt our lives and businesses more than we should accept. – Bill Gail

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Lukewarming

by Judith Curry

Two new books on lukewarming have recently been published.

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Industry funding: witch hunts

by Judith Curry

There is a remarkable and disturbing story playing out in the biotechnology academic community over industry  funding related to genetically modified food.

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Mark Steyn’s new book on Michael Mann

by Judith Curry

A Disgrace to the Profession: The World’s Scientists – in their own words – on Michael E Mann, his Hockey Stick and their Damage to Science – Volume One

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Assessments, meta-analyses, discussion and peer review

by Judith Curry

There is an unfortunate knowledge monopoly in climate science and policy – the IPCC and UNFCCC.  As a result there is insufficient intellectual and political diversity in assessments about climate change.  To break this monopoly, we need identify new frameworks for encouraging, publishing and publicizing independent and interdisciplinary ideas and assessments.

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The Siddhartha heuristic

by Judith Curry

Siddhārtha Gautama was a prince who was only told good news, and protected from seeing suffering and death. But he finally realised that he was not seeing the world as it really was, and so he left his palace to first take on the life as a wandering ascetic, and eventually to become the Buddha. – David Spiegelhalter

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