A few first impressions of the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting

A photo essay. What follows are a series of photos and comments that catalog my impressions of today. As you may know, I’m attending the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting. After some hassle a couple of months ago, I was able to finally get a press pass: It took me three weeks, but I persevered. Advertisements

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Lewandowsky's bait and switch

More on the now infamous “moon landing denier“” statistical paper. Question – how did this title for a scientific paper: Understanding Statistical Trends Turn into this? NASA faked the moon landing|Therefore (Climate) Science is a Hoax: An Anatomy of the Motivated Rejection of Science Easy. You get ethics approval from your university for the first…

AGU President on Gleick's "shocking fall from grace": "His transgression cannot be condoned, regardless of his motives."

AGU President’s message We must remain committed to scientific integrity 27 February 2012 During the third week of February our global community of Earth and space scientists witnessed the shocking fall from grace of an accomplished AGU member who betrayed the principles of scientific integrity. In doing so he compromised AGU’s credibility as a scientific…

Quote of the week – bonus edition

I said in my earlier QOTW that: I’ve seen lots of quotes this week, many surrounding the Gleick Fakegate affair. I was basically saying that there were so many to choose from in this target rich week, it was a tough choice. Since today is Dr. Judith Curry’s birthday, (she’s 39, according to GISS adjusted…