Quote of the Week – dogmatic 'mannerisms' of science

Judith Curry is featuring a report by Emil Røyrvik of Norwegian organization SINTEF, which has taken a semi critical look at the “climate wars”. Dr. Curry highlighted this passage: 

Open thread weekend plus poll

I have other projects to do this weekend, so I’m taking off. Moderation may be minimal or non-existent at times, so if your comment takes a long time to appear,…

Quote of the Week – alarmists missing targets

Ross McKittrick writes in with this: A bracing essay at Pointman’s. I particularly like this bit:

Peter Gleick lecturing the U.S. Senate on "deceitful tactics"

“Copner” alerts us in comments to this public document: Testimony of Dr. Peter Gleick, February 7, 2007 Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Table 1 Categories of Deceitful Tactics and Abuse…

Getting the year off to a good start

It always helps to review the topics discussed here, as doing so always provides an educational opportunity for everyone. Given we are starting a whole new year of bringing the…

Thank you, Matt Ridley

Required reading. UPDATE: Matt Ridley has graciously allowed me to repost his speech in entirety here. It follows below. If there’s one speech about the climate debate worth reading in…

Over-cooked or well done?

Bishop Hill has yet another amusing entry on the post facto revisionism going on over at the oxymorinically named Skeptical Science blog run by John Cook. Add to that, Dr.…

Science Is Not Being Corrupted — Scientists Are

Story submitted by John Droz. Today I received an email from an editor, who was saying that “Science” depends on what your political persuasion is. I dispute that opinion and…