scientific method, Tag

  • by Judith Curry On possibilities, known neglecteds, and the vicious positive feedback loop between scientific assessment and policy making that has created a climate Frankenstein...
  • by Judith Curry This post is running parallel to the post Reviewing the Climate Science Special Report (a technical post), to accommodate general discussion on the topicFiled under: Scientific method
  • by Judith Curry Calling on CE Denizens to review the Climate Science Special Report:  nominate an official reviewer, or participate in the CE Crowdsourced Review...
  • Nye’s Quadrant Wed, 3 May 17, 2:54am
    by Judith Curry The scary emergence of Nye’s Quadrant in dominating the public discourse on climate change. If you are unfamiliar with Pasteur’s Quadrant, read my previous post [link].  The focus of my previous...
  • by Judith Curry Put the ‘consensus’ to a test, and improve public understanding, though an open and adversarial process. – Steve Koonin Steve Koonin has an op-ed published today in the Wall Street Journal:...
  • by Judith Curry Climate Feedback has interviewed a number of scientists regarding the recent House Hearing on climate science. The article:  Scientists reactions to the US House Science Committee hearing on climate science....
  • by Judith Curry Two excellent articles about science, facts, and post-factualism. Sabine Hossenfelder just published a superb essay in Nature Physics, entitled Science needs reason to be trusted.  Subtitle: That we now live...
  • House Science Committee Hearing Thu, 30 Mar 17, 1:00am
    by Judith Curry My testimony at the House Science Committee Hearing on Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications and the Scientific Method. The text of my written testimony is here [Curry house science testimony mar...
  • by Larry Kummer, from the Fabius Maximus website. Many factors have frozen the public policy debate on climate change, but none more important than the disinterest of both sides in tests that might provide better evidence...
  • by Judith Curry It is important to distinguish between disbelief and nonbelief– between believing a sentence is false and merely not believing it true.  At FabiusMaxiums, Larry Kummer has an excellent post Learning skepticism:...
  • “Science is an ongoing race between our inventing ways to fool ourselves, and our inventing ways to avoid fooling ourselves.” – Saul Perlmutter Nature has published an interesting article:  How scientists fool...
  • by Judith Curry If you think about the costs I’ll pay for raising these concerns, including the cost of damaged relationships with people that I like, I think you will conclude that a personal commitment to science is the...
  • by Judith Curry With this method the dangers of parental affection for a favorite theory can be circumvented. – T.C. Chamberlin In a remarkable interview, Presidential candidate Jeb Bush made the following statements...
  • by Judith Curry Perhaps my experience in studying the Earth, initially with few restrictions and later with increasingly sophisticated interaction with government sponsors and various planning committees, will provide a perspective...
  • Sagan’s baloney detection rules Mon, 10 Nov 14, 8:36am
    by Judith Curry On this 80th anniversary of Carl Sagan’s birthday. Brain Pickings has a good post The Baloney Detection Kit:  Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking.  Subtitle: Necessary...
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