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…

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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…

Climate Change Misconceived

Iain Aitken In this essay I propose that there are many things about climate change that the general public, journalists, academics, environmentalists and politicians may think they ‘know’ to certainly be true that are actually, at the least, highly equivocal (or demonstrably false) and that once these misconceptions are corrected perceptions of the issue are…

Massive Coalition Backs Trump’s Climate Science Committee

From The New American Written by  Alex Newman A massive coalition of environmental organizations, activists, and think-tank leaders signed a letter to President Donald Trump supporting the proposed Presidential Commission on Climate Security (PCCS), as well as the work of Trump climate and national security adviser Dr. William Happer of Princeton University. The campaign, which…

Guest Opinion: Why Climate Change Isn’t Science

Why Climate Change Isn’t Science By Daniel G. Jones Environmentalists first predicted impending climate disaster in the 1970s, but they didn’t call it global warming. Back then, it was “Global Cooling” that would end life on earth as we knew it. The smog of industrial pollutants was blocking out sunlight so severely, we were warned,…