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Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

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

Attribution of extreme weather events?

by Judith Curry The National Academies has published a new report:  Attribution of extreme weather events in the context of climate change.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye the past 4(!) weeks.

Sea level rise whiplash

by Judith Curry Some recent sea level rise publications, with implications for how we think about the worst case scenario for the 21st century.

Truth or consequences: global warming consensus thinking and the decline of public debate

by Geoffrey Weiss and Claude Roessiger The so-called debate about the causes and effects of anthropogenic global warming (AGW) is a notable irony. Rather than a forum for free disputation, AGW has in recent years become the site of a … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

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

Week in review – science edition

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

Climate models and precautionary measures

by Judith Curry Ergo, we should build down CO2 emissions, even regardless of what climate-models tell us. – Nassim Taleb

Sea level rise acceleration (or not): Part VI. Projections for the 21st century

by Judith Curry The concern about sea level rise is driven primarily by projections of future sea level rise.

Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning

by Judith Curry Insights into the motivated reasoning of climate scientists, including my own efforts to sort out my own biases and motivated reasoning following publication of the Webster et al. (2005) paper

Week in review – science edition

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

Will advances in groundwater science force a paradigm shift in sea level rise attribution?

by Jim Steele  A better accounting of natural groundwater discharge is needed to constrain the range of contributions to sea level rise. The greater the contribution from groundwater discharge, the smaller the adjustments used to amplify contributions from meltwater and … Continue reading

The Uncertainty Monster: Lessons From Non-Orthodox Economics

by Vincent Randall A perspective on economists’ grappling with the ‘uncertainty monster.’

Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem

by Judith Curry How valid conclusions often lay hidden within research reports, masked by plausible but unjustified conclusions reached in those reports.  And how the IPCC institutionalizes such masking errors in climate science.

Global climate agreements could be counterproductive

by Judith Curry International climate agreements like the Kyoto Protocol may discourage much-needed investment in renewable energy sources, and hence be counterprodutive, according to new research.

Week in review – science edition

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

CO2 sensitivity: the polar solution

by Alan Longhurst Natural climate variability in the polar regions.

Four questions on climate change

by Garth Paltridge An essay on the state of climate change science.

Lukewarming

by Judith Curry Two new books on lukewarming have recently been published.

Week in review – science edition

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

Early 20th century global warming

by Judith Curry A careful look at the early 20th century global warming, which is almost as large as the warming since 1950.  Until we can explain the early 20th century warming, I have little confidence IPCC and NCA4 attribution … Continue reading

Hearing: President’s UN climate pledge

by Judith Curry The House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology Hearing on the President’s UN Climate Pledge has now concluded.

CAGW: a ‘snarl’ word?

The term ‘CAGW’  has both appropriate and inappropriate usage.