Oreskes Vs. Oreskes

By Rud Istvan, edited by Charles Rotter WUWT reader Max alerted us to a 1994 Naomi Oreskes et. al. paper published in the prestigious journal Science. Her paper was a critical analysis of Earth Science numerical models. I asked Rud to take a look, since he had previously written on climate models both here and…

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Re-evaluating the manufacture of the climate consensus

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on August 21, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry A new book by Oppenheimer, Oreskes et al. entitled ‘Discerning Experts: The Practices of Scientific Assessment for Environmental Policy‘ makes a case against consensus seeking in climate science assessments. I have long railed against the consensus-seeking process used…

Oreskes, Harvard and the Destruction of Scientific Revolutions

Guest post by Bradley Keyes consensus (kənˈsɛnsəs) — n. general or widespread agreement (esp. in the phrase consensus of opinion ) usage Since ‘consensus’ refers to a collective opinion, the words ‘of opinion’ in the phrase ‘consensus of opinion’ are redundant and should therefore be avoided Source: consensus. Collins English Dictionary—Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition.…