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National Climate Assessment: A crisis of epistemic overconfidence

by Judith Curry “You can say I don’t believe in gravity. But if you step off the cliff you are going down. So we can say I don’t believe climate is changing, but it is based on science.” – Katherine … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

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

Admitting mistakes in a ‘hostile environment’

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

A Test of the Tropical 200-300 mb Warming Rate in Climate Models

by Ross McKitrick I sat down to write a description of my new paper with John Christy, but when I looked up a reference via Google Scholar something odd cropped up that requires a brief digression.

ENSO forecast for 2018

by Jim Johnstone and Judith Curry Attempting to breach the ENSO springtime  ‘predictability barrier.’

JC’s (un)motivated reasoning

by Judith Curry “I think open explorations of the ideological assumptions scientists bring into policy debates are not only welcome but often necessary for having productive conversations.” – Aaron Huertas

Week in review – science edition

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

Reviewing the Climate Science Special Report

by Judith Curry Calling on CE Denizens to review the Climate Science Special Report:  nominate an official reviewer, or participate in the CE Crowdsourced Review.

Stealth advocacy: a survey of weathercasters’ views on climate change

by Mike Smith For a decade, the weathercaster and broadcast meteorology communities have been subject of a focused campaign to force them to cover global warming in a manner acceptable to the American Meteorological Society, the American Geophysical Union and … Continue reading

What is red teaming?

by Judith Curry Last week, Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, stated he intended to form a ‘red team’ to debate climate science.  What exactly is ‘red teaming’, and how can this be implemented in a way that is useful for climate … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

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

CFAN’s forecast for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

by Judith Curry Climate Forecast Applications Network (CFAN)’s  first seasonal forecast for  Atlantic hurricanes is based on a breakthrough in understanding of the impact of global climate dynamics on Atlantic hurricane activity.

Uncertainty about the Climate Uncertainty Monster

by Judith Curry The many dimensions of the climate uncertainty monster.

Untangling the March for Science

by Judith Curry Pondering some thorny issues regarding science, its place in society and its relationship to politics.

A ‘Red Team’ Exercise Would Strengthen Climate Science

by Judith Curry Put the ‘consensus’ to a test, and improve public understanding, though an open and adversarial process. – Steve Koonin

Week in review – science edition

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

Discussion thread – improving the interface between climate science and policy

by Judith Curry I’m looking for ideas and discussion on ways to improve what I regard to be a broken interface between climate science and policy.

Will the Oroville Dam survive the ARkStorm?

by David Hagen Should California plan for permanent drought or climate persistence?

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week (well actually, the past month).

Innate Skepticism

by Andy West On the origin of public skepticism and its entanglement with science.

Climate scientists versus climate data

by John Bates A look behind the curtain at NOAA’s climate data center.

JC in transition

by Judith Curry Effective January 1, I have resigned my tenured faculty position at Georgia Tech.

The latest climate ‘conspiracy theory’

by Judith Curry Guess who the new climate ‘conspiracy theorists’ are?

Earth to Trump

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

Advocacy research, incentives and the practice of science

by Judith Curry There is a problem with the practice of science. Because of poor scientific practices, and improper incentives, few papers with useful scientific findings are published in leading journals. The problem appears to be growing due to funding … Continue reading