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Opportunity: NASA is seeking science advisory members

NASA is seeking members for four new advisory committees: Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC) Heliophysics Advisory Committee (HPAC) Planetary Science Advisory Committee (PAC) Unfortunately, as we’ve seen in the past, people who are not part of the Global Warming establishment may not be “qualified”: The following qualifications/experience are highly desirable in…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #260

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Global Climate Models: Judith Curry wrote a powerful critique of global climate models, “Climate Models for the Layman”, that was published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. A few of the key points are discussed below. For…

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Counterintuitive claim: Slower snowmelt in a warming world

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH and the “eh, it’s a model projection” department, comes this claim. So, if it melts earlier, but then melts more slowly, it would seem to cancel out. I’m sure though somebody will find a crisis in this somewhere. Slower snowmelt in a warming world When…

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Claim: Public may be more accepting of advocacy by climate scientists than previously thought

From the TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP Public may be more accepting of advocacy by climate scientists than previously thought Research published today in Environmental Communication suggests that scientists may have more freedom than previously thought to engage in certain forms of climate change advocacy without risking harm to their credibility. The experiment, conducted by researchers…