Who Are the “Experts” on Climate Change?

Guest post by John Droz, Jr. We live in complicated times, immersed in a society of incessant, loud, conflicting voices. Nowhere is this more true than in the discussion of the impact of carbon dioxide on the planet, oceans, better known as “climate change.” When interested citizens try to get to the bottom of such…

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How I changed my mind… about global warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon. Reproduced with permission from Professor Sharp. How I changed my mind… about global warmingByron SharpOct 7  Most, if not all, people would consider themselves to be open-minded. Yet, if you ask someone to name an important belief that they have changed their mind about, in response…

Epidemiology, Diet Soda and Climate Science

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen – 6 October 2019 “Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution (who, when, and where), patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. “ “It is the cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and…

Resplandy et al. Part 5: Final outcome

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on September 25, 2019 by niclewis | 24 Comments By Nic Lewis The editors of Nature have retracted the Resplandy et al. paper. Readers may recall that last autumn I wrote several article critiquing the Resplandy et al. (2018) ocean heat uptake study in Nature, which was based…

Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning

Reposted from Dr. Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 19, 2019 by curryja 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 A recent twitter thread by Moshe Hoffman (h/t Larry…

The moral case for honest and competent climate science

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley My previous posting was published while I was traveling from Scotland, where I had been scrambling up mountains in the freezing sleet, to my fragrant Gloucestershire garden. Therefore, I have not been able to respond to individual commenters as usual. Here, then, is a collective response, beginning with the moral…