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An example of “squeaky clean” climate science

I have often noted that the number of climate scientists (including both real-and self proclaimed) around the world is quite small, and those with certain areas of expertise, such as in paleoclimatology is even smaller. This leads to the problem of finding qualified reviewers for scientific papers. Looking for something else today, I came across…

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Feds go after science journals for deceptive practices

FTC Charges Academic Journal Publisher OMICS Group Deceived Researchers Complaint Alleges Company Made False Claims, Failed To Disclose Steep Publishing Fees FOR RELEASE August 26, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission has charged the publisher of hundreds of purported online academic journals with deceiving academics and researchers about the nature of its publications and hiding publication…

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Another peer reviewed science failure

From the Ed Begley Jr. department: “If these scientists have done something wrong, it will be found out and their peers will determine it,” insisted Ed. “Don’t get your information from me, folks, or any newscaster. Get it from people with Ph.D. after their names. ‘Peer-reviewed studies is the key words. And if it comes…

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Are Climate Modelers Scientists?

Guest essay by Pat Frank For going on two years now, I’ve been trying to publish a manuscript that critically assesses the reliability of climate model projections. The manuscript has been submitted twice and rejected twice from two leading climate journals, for a total of four rejections. All on the advice of nine of ten…