Search Results for: Alarmism

Why Skeptics hate climate skeptics

by Planning Engineer In recent years many “skeptics” have become vociferously critical of anyone who expresses any doubts toward any part of what they see as a climate consensus (both problems and cures). How did the skeptic community grow to … Continue reading

Week in review – policy and politics edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Climate sensitivity: Ringberg edition

by Judith Curry Presentations are now available  from the WCRP Workshop on Earth’s Climate Sensitivity.

On the social contract between science and society

by Judith Curry Our geosciences community too often gives the impression that we care primarily about more funding for our research. Such overt self-interest poses risks to our community and to society. – Bill Hooke

NARUC Panel Discussion on Climate Change

by Judith Curry At its recent Winter Meeting, The National Associated of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) asked the following question: You’re Still Not Sure Global Warming is Real?

Week in review

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Week in review

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

An unsettled climate

by Judith Curry I’ve been invited by several venues to write an op-ed related to my recent presentation at the National Press Club.

How long is the pause?

by Judith Curry UPDATE:  comments on McKitrick’s paper With 39 explanations and counting, and some climate scientists now arguing that it might last yet another decade, the IPCC has sidelined itself in irrelevance until it has something serious to say … Continue reading

JC interview with

by Judith Curry As the global warming debate increases in its intensity we find both sides deeply entrenched, hurling accusations and lies at one another in an attempt to gain the upper hand. This divide within the scientific community has … Continue reading

Communicating climate science reconsidered

by Judith Curry Some thoughts on the UCL Policy Commission on Communicating Climate Science Report:  Time for Change?

The Curry factor: 30 to 1

by Judith Curry For balance, for every @curryja you would need 30 from mainstream. – Victor Venema

Stavins and Tol on IPCC WG3

by Judith Curry Many of the more worrying impacts of climate change really are symptoms of mismanagement and underdevelopment. – Richard Tol

Worst case scenario versus fat tail

by Judith Curry  If we omit discussion of tail risk, are we really telling the whole truth? 

End of climate exceptionalism

by Judith Curry A new report from the IPCC implies that “climate exceptionalism”, the notion that global warming is a problem like no other, is coming to an end. – Economist

More scientific mavericks needed

by Judith Curry Mavericks once played an essential role in research. Indeed, their work defined the 20th century.

AAAS: What we know

by Judith Curry [W]e present key messages for every American about climate change. – AAAS

Week in review

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Chasing Ice!

by Judith Curry Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.

True courage(?)

by Judith Curry True courage is knowing when you’re wrong but refusing to admit it. – The Onion

Professors, politics and public policy

by Judith Curry On academic misconceptions of politics and the policy process.

The 97% ‘consensus’: Part II

by Judith Curry [T]here’s good reason to believe that the self-righteous and contemptuous tone with which the “scientific consensus” point is typically advanced (“assault on reason,” “the debate is over” etc.) deepens polarization.  That’s because “scientific consensus,” when used as … Continue reading

IPCC discussion thread

by Judith Curry The Fifth Assessment has been a particularly turbulent period for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). . .  but the pace at which the world changes is stepping up, and we can be sure that the IPCC must … Continue reading

What exactly are we debating?

by Judith Curry The climate debate is becoming more complex and sophisticated, and the issues and the ‘sides’ in the debate seem less black and white than they used to.

Calling out climate change deniers in Congress

by Judith Curry We need to work to curb climate change, and a big step is to raise our voices to change the conversation in Washington. Call these deniers out. Hold them accountable. Ask them if they will admit climate … Continue reading