ethics, Tag

  • The blame game Tue, 15 Aug 17, 10:50am
    by Judith Curry For the sake of argument, let’s accept the IPCC conclusions regarding attribution of global warming, and their 21st century projections...
  • Bullying as scientific misconduct Mon, 10 Apr 17, 9:08am
    by Judith Curry Updated AGU Ethics Policy available for member comment.  Proposed new language identifies harassment and bullying as scientific misconduct. From AGU News:  Updated AGU Ethics Policy Available for Member...
  • by John Bates A look behind the curtain at NOAA’s climate data center. I read with great irony recently that scientists are “frantically copying U.S. Climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump” (e.g., Washington...
  • by Judith Curry Not surprisingly, John Bates’ blog post and David Rose’s article in the Mail on Sunday have been receiving some substantial attention...
  •   The Telegraph reports that complaints have been made to the Charities Commission about green NGOs campaigning on Brexit. 
  • Outlook bad for Shukla Wed, 2 Mar 16, 7:33pm
    Remember Jagadish Shukla, the American professor who called for racketeering laws to be used against sceptics? There was considerable interest when it was revealed that Prof Shukla appeared to be working full time for a charity...
  • Going down? Wed, 24 Feb 16, 8:25pm
    The highlight of the day looks as though it's going to be the sentencing of the Heathrow 13 - the gang from Plane Stupid who thought it would be amusing to shut down Heathrow airport for several hours...
  • by Judith Curry Don’t let transparency damage science.  – Stephan Lewandowsky & Dorothy Bishop The Mertonian Norms of Science, introduced in 1942, describe “four sets of institutional imperatives...
  • How is this not fraud? Mon, 25 Jan 16, 11:11pm
    I'm not a great one for shouting fraud, but I can't see that there is any other conclusion that one can draw.
  • by Judith Curry The issue of scientists’ emails is heating up. One would think that, following Climategate, climate scientists should expect that their emails might by made public, either through hacking or FOIA requests....
  • The Lewandowsky concoction Sat, 12 Dec 15, 1:40am
    The Social Psychology of Morality, a forthcoming book from the Psychology Press, has a chapter on the interaction between "high moral purpose" and scientific integrity, and takes a brief look at the work of Stephan Lewandowsky,...
  • This excerpt is from Farmer's Weekly, (paywalled here).
  • [T]he level of obfuscation the authors went to, in order to disguise their actual data, was intense. Statistical techniques appeared to have been chosen that would hide the study’s true results. And it appeared that...
  • Self-criticism Wed, 9 Dec 15, 8:50pm
    It's a few days old now, but I have been meaning to mention a rather interesting article at Times Higher Education. It's about a secret dossier government dossier, warning that fraud is rife in biomedical research:
  • Environmentalism versus science Tue, 24 Nov 15, 11:34pm
    Words of wisdom from Hobart, Tasmania. Garth Paltridge emailed this gem, a letter to the editor of the Hobart Mercury.  Garth, who lives in Hobart, describes Hobart as “the centre of Australian ‘green’ thought...
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