Climate ‘limits’ and timelines

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc.  Posted on October 16, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Some thoughts in response to a query from a reporter. I received the following questions today from a reporter, related to climate change and ‘timelines.’   These questions are good topics for discussion. My answers are provided below…

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ENSO predictions based on solar activity

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on September 1, 2019 by curryja by Javier By knowing or estimating where in the solar cycle we are we can get an estimate of the chances of a particular outcome even years ahead. El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is the main source of interannual tropical climate variability…

Climate Change: What’s the Worst Case?

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on August 22, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry My new manuscript is now available. A link to my new paper ‘Climate Change: What’s the Worst Case?’ is provided here [worst case paper final (1)] A few words on the intended audience and motivation for writing…

Enlisting peer-reviewed science in the climate crusade

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus Blog Larry Kummer, Editor Climate change 15 August 2019 Summary: A study reveals that the public debate about climate change has begun a new phase. Now the basic machinery of science becomes corrupted by politics. The US public is experiencing a propaganda bombardment with few parallels in our history. For…

The latest travesty in ‘consensus enforcement’

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on August 14, 2019 by curryja The latest travesty in consensus ‘enforcement’, published by Nature. There is a new paper published in Nature, entitled Discrepancies in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians. Abstract. We juxtapose 386 prominent contrarians with 386 expert scientists…

Truth(?) in testimony and convincing policy makers

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 27, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Some reflections, stimulated by yesterday’s Congressional Hearing, on the different strategies of presenting Congressional testimony. Yesterday’s Hearing provided an ‘interesting’ contrast in approaches to presenting testimony, when comparing my testimony with Michael Mann’s. What are the purposes of…

Hearing on climate change & extreme weather

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 23, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry On Tuesday June 25, I will be testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee in a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience and Readiness – Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change. The announcement…

Extremes

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc by Judith Curry Politics versus science in attributing extreme weather events to manmade global warming. If you follow me on twitter, you may have noticed that I was scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Jun 12 [link].  The subject of the Hearing is Contending…

2019 Atlantic hurricane forecast

From Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 4, 2019 by curryja by Judith Curry and Jim Johnstone CFAN predicts an active North Atlantic hurricane season season. The Atlantic hurricane has begun.  We are off to an early start with one wimpy subtropical storm that lasted less than a day, and a small system that…