Lewandowsky on the Right Way to Cry Wolf

Good ol’ Stephan has attached himself to another propaganda piece masquerading as science. Statistical Language Backs Conservatism in Climate-Change Assessments Salvador Herrando-Pérez Corey J A Bradshaw Stephan Lewandowsky David R Vieites BioScience, Volume 69, Issue 3, 1 March 2019, Pages 209–219, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz004 Published: 18 March 2019 Here is the Abstract. The scientific evidence for anthropogenic…

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The replication crisis may also be a theory crisis

From Ars Technica Theory protects from “personal intuitions and culturally biased folk theories.” Cathleen O’Grady – 2/16/2019, 11:00 AM A jumbled jigsaw puzzle, AKA the state of theory in the behavioral sciences. A replication crisis has called into question results from behavioral (and other) sciences. Complaints have focused on poor statistical methods, the burying of…

How to NOT find a slowdown

Sheldon Walker – (agree-to-disagree.com) The slowdown/pause/hiatus, would probably be only a dim memory, if Alarmists didn’t keep digging up the imaginary corpse, in order to show that it really is dead. The website called “The Conversation”, recently featured an article called “Global warming ‘hiatus’ is the climate change myth that refuses to die”, by Stephan…