Comment by Cowtan & Jacobs on Lewis & Curry 2018 and Reply: Part 1

By Nic Lewis

A comment on LC18 (recent paper by Lewis and Curry on climate sensitivity)  by Cowtan and Jacobs has been published, along with our response.

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The toxic rhetoric of climate change

by Judith Curry

“I genuinely have the fear that climate change is going to kill me and all my family, I’m not even kidding it’s  all I have thought about for the last 9 months every second of the day. It’s making my sick to my stomach, I’m not eating or sleeping and I’m getting panic attacks daily. It’s currently 1 am and I can’t sleep as I’m petrified.”  – Young adult in the UK

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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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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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week

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Legacy of Climategate – 10 years later

by Judith Curry

My reflections on Climategate 10 years later, and also reflections on my reflections of 5 years ago.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Escape from model land

by Judith Curry

“Letting go of the phantastic mathematical objects and achievables of model- land can lead to more relevant information on the real world and thus better-informed decision- making.” – Erica Thompson and Lenny Smith

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Reflections on energy blogging

by Planning Engineer

Five years ago today I started guest blogging on Climate Etc., focusing on energy related issues.

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Gregory et al 2019: Unsound claims about bias in climate feedback and climate sensitivity estimation

By Nic Lewis

The recently published open-access paper “How accurately can the climate sensitivity to CO2 be estimated from historical climate change?” by Gregory et al.[i] makes a number of assertions, many uncontentious but others in my view unjustified, misleading or definitely incorrect.

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Climate ‘limits’ and timelines

by Judith Curry

Some thoughts in response to a query from a reporter.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Resplandy et al. Part 5: Final outcome

By Nic Lewis

The editors of Nature have retracted the Resplandy et al. paper.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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A philospher’s reflections on AGW denial

by Dr. Paul Viminitz

Of the things I care most about, AGW is near the bottom. But because, as George W. Bush put it, either you’re with us or you’re against them, I think I’d rather be interestingly wrong than politically correct. Accordingly I rehearse what I take to be the case for AGW denial, masquerading – so as to continue to get dinner invitations – as tongue in cheek.

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Don’t overhype the link between climate change and hurricanes

by Judith Curry

Doing so erodes scientific credibility — and distracts from the urgent need to shore up our vulnerability to storms’ impacts.

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‘Alarmism enforcement’ on hurricanes and global warming

by Judith Curry

I used to be concerned about ‘consensus enforcement’ on the topic of climate change.  Now I am concerned about ‘alarmism enforcement.’

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ENSO predictions based on solar activity

by Javier

By knowing or estimating where in the solar cycle we are we can get an estimate of the chances of a particular outcome even years ahead.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Climate Change: What’s the Worst Case?

by Judith Curry

My new manuscript is now available.

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Re-evaluating the manufacture of the climate consensus

by Judith Curry

A new book by Oppenheimer, Oreskes et al. entitled ‘Discerning Experts: The Practices of Scientific Assessment for Environmental Policy‘ makes a case against consensus seeking in climate science assessments.

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The latest travesty in ‘consensus enforcement’

The latest travesty in consensus ‘enforcement’, published by Nature.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Climate Change and Land: discussion thread

by Judith Curry

Discussion thread on the new IPCC Report on Climate Change and Land.

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