Category Archives: Sociology of science

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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Politics of climate expertise

by Judith Curry

“Concerning the inability of expert knowledge to resolve environmental controversy and the pressing need for a pragmatic reframing of policy problems to allow for solutions based on bipartisan values.”

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Admitting mistakes in a ‘hostile environment’

by Judith Curry

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

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The catastrophe narrative

by Andy West

A narrative propagated by emotive engagement, not veracity.

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The perils of ‘near-tabloid science’

by Judith Curry

A remarkable essay by  esteemed oceanographer Carl Wunsch.

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Voices of reason in the ‘climate wars’

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Four questions on climate change

by Garth Paltridge

An essay on the state of climate change science.

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