Category Archives: Politics

Biden administration

by Judith Curry

I’ve received requests for a new politics discussion thread.

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U.S. election discussion thread

by Judith Curry

No words.

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Science and politics

by Judith Curry

“I’m reaching out to scientists this week about the election. How do you feel about it? Which of the candidates has the best plan, for you, in science and technology?”

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Climate science and the Supreme Court

by Judith Curry

An alternative assessment of U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s statements on climate change.

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Politics discussion thread II

by Judith Curry

Looks like we need a new thread on this.

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Madrid

by Judith Curry

The UN Climate Change Conference this week in Madrid provides an important opportunity to reflect on state of the public debate surrounding climate change.

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Truth(?) in testimony and convincing policy makers

by Judith Curry

Some reflections, stimulated by yesterday’s Congressional Hearing, on the different strategies of presenting Congressional testimony.

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Cliff Mass: victim of academic political bullying

by Judith Curry

There is a disturbing story coming out of the University of Washington surrounding Cliff Mass.

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Voices of reason in the ‘climate wars’

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The blame game

by Judith Curry

For the sake of argument, let’s accept the IPCC conclusions regarding attribution of global warming, and their 21st century projections.  So, exactly who in the U.S. bears the blame for current and future damages?

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The politics of knowledge

by Judith Curry

One needs to ask good questions about whose claims to trust and why. – Sheila Jasanoff

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House Science Committee Hearing – Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications and the Scientific Method

by Judith Curry

Witnesses:  John Christy, Judith Curry, Michael Mann and Roger Pielke Jr.

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Scott Pruitt’s statement on climate change

by Judith Curry

My analysis of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s recent statements on climate change, and the response to his statements.

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Conflating the climate problem with the solution

“one of the real tragedies that totally distorted the debate over climate change was that it got tied into the solution in a way that if you accepted the first you had to accept the second. And I think that was profoundly wrong.” – Newt Gingrich

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The Trump shift

by Judith Curry

A seismic shift is occurring in a number of federal agencies.

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Shifting sands of the climate debate

by Judith Curry

Insiders are out; and outsiders are becoming the insiders.

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‘Truthiness’ and ‘factiness’ in politicized scientific debates

by Judith Curry

The trappings of science can be decoupled from the actual rigor of science.

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Earth to Trump

by Judith Curry

Defending NASA’s Earth Science Division, in terms that the Trump administration can relate to.

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The real war on science

by Judith Curry

The Left has done far more than the Right to set back progress. – John Tierney

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The Trumpocene

by Judith Curry

Finding common ground in the Age of Trump.

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Trumping the climate

by Judith Curry

So  . . . what can we expect from the Trump administration on environment/climate/energy?

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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.

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Trumping the elites

by Judith Curry

A key message of this election is that the power of elites to persuade us has evaporated.

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Week in review – politics edition

by Judith Curry

Countdown to the U.S. Presidential election

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Week in review – politics edition

by Judith Curry

11 more days . . .

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