skeptics, Tag

  • Innate Skepticism Tue, 21 Feb 17, 11:41am
    by Andy West On the origin of public skepticism and its entanglement with science. Introduction Lewandowsky has a habit of raising fundamental truths1 and asking pertinent questions, yet then for the climate change domain...
  • 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:...
  • Climate Heretic. Part II Fri, 27 Nov 15, 1:24am
    by Judith Curry David Rose has published an interview with me in the Spectator. The title of the piece is ‘I was tossed out of the tribe’: climate scientist Judith Curry interviewed‘.  Subtitle:  For engaging...
  • The hard sciences are less and less fooled by the charade of sciencey fear mongering (unlike some psychologists). It is great to see scientific groups speaking out, though we know this PDF, which was first published on the...
  • The hard sciences are less and less fooled by the charade of sciencey fear mongering (unlike some psychologists). It is great to see scientific groups speaking out, though we know this PDF, which was first published on the...
  • It’s another conversion. The real environmentalists will all end up on the skeptical side. Notably, the switch is never the other way. (Richard Muller, remember, was never a skeptic). The climate scare works through...
  • by Planning Engineer In recent years many “skeptics” have become vociferously critical of anyone who expresses any doubts toward any part of what they see as a climate consensus (both problems and cures)...
  • by Judith Curry If the objective is to change public opinion, then changing elite opinion is a necessary prerequisite. In fact, I would say necessary and sufficient. I don’t think you need to win a war on talk radio to...
  • by Judith Curry As the issue of bias in climate science heats up, Christopher Essex has written the best defense of freedom of scientific enquiry that I’ve seen emerge from the Grijalva inquisition...
  • by Judith Curry Some interesting new research on understanding  why there is a lack of public support for the climate change ‘consensus’, the nature of the scientific consensus, and agendas in characterizing...
  • Institutionalizing Dissent Wed, 20 Aug 14, 2:33am
    by Judith Curry As many have argued, rigorous scientific research requires dissent, or what Robert Merton called “organized skepticism”. Yet it is increasingly the case that some forms of dissent in pharmaceutical research...
  • by Judith Curry Who assesses the assessors of climate science research?  A new paper reviews the climate change reviewers by comparing references in the NIPCC and IPCC reports...
  • by Judith Curry Skeptics doing what skeptics do best . . . attack skeptics. – Suyts Last week, the mainstream media was abuzz with claims by skeptical blogger Steve Goddard that NOAA and NASA have dramatically altered...
  • by Judith Curry Liberals and environmentalists would do well to take on board the categorical imperative of climate policy from a conservative point of view, namely, that whatever policies are developed, they must be compatible...
  • What is skepticism, anyway? Fri, 6 Jun 14, 1:35am
    by Judith Curry Two recent essays on skepticism stimulate reflections on both the scientific consensus and the high level of public skepticism. A recent study from the George Mason group in the Climate Change in the American...
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