Mad Dogs and Americans

News Brief by Kip Hansen   The U.S. CDC has issued one of its Vital Signs press releases that readers in the United States should be aware of, especially those living in more rural areas. In the classic of modern American literature, To Kill a Mockingbird, the father of  Scout, the narrator, Atticus Finch, a…

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Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 21, 2019 by curryja | 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. In the previous post, we discussed the…

NASA Selects Missions to Study Our Sun, Its Effects on Space Weather

From NASA June 20, 2019 RELEASE 19-047 https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/solarwind.png NASA has selected two new missions to advance our understanding of the Sun and its dynamic effects on space. One of the selected missions will study how the Sun drives particles and energy into the solar system and a second will study Earth’s response. The Sun generates…