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  • by Judith Curry My new manuscript is now available. A link to my new paper ‘Climate Change: What’s the Worst Case?’ is provided here [worst case paper final (1)] A few words on the intended audience and...
  • Sarewitz’s Science Smörgåsbord Thu, 11 Jul 19, 7:00am
    Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   What is a smörgåsbord? And who is Sarewitz?  From the top, a smörgåsbord is “a buffet meal of various hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, salads, casserole dishes, meats, cheeses,...
  • by Judith Curry How valid conclusions often lay hidden within research reports, masked by plausible but unjustified conclusions reached in those reports.  And how the IPCC institutionalizes such masking errors in climate...
  • Climate’s uncertainty principle Wed, 8 May 19, 3:00am
    Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Blog, Climate Etc. by Garth Paltridge On the costs and benefits of climate action. Whether we should do anything now to limit our impact on future climate boils down to an assessment of...
  • Climate’s uncertainty principle Tue, 7 May 19, 7:51am
    by Garth Paltridge On the costs and benefits of climate action. Whether we should do anything now to limit our impact on future climate boils down to an assessment of a relevant cost-benefit ratio. That is, we need to put...
  • 100 Years Later: The Flu Fri, 22 Feb 19, 8:00pm
    Guest Essay by Kip Hansen One hundred years have passed since the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 swept around the world, circumnavigating at least twice between 1918 and 1920, killing outright between 50 and 100 million...
  • KEVIN KILTY Introduction A guest blogger recently1 made an analysis of the twice per day sampling of maximum and minimum temperature and its relationship to Nyquist rate, in an attempt to refute some common thinking...
  • Guest post by Nick Stokes, Every now and then, in climate blogging, one hears a refrain that the traditional min/max daily temperature can’t be used because it “violates Nyquist”...
  • From the “we’re gonna need a bigger computer” department. Climate model uncertainties ripe to be squeezed The latest climate models and observations offer unprecedented opportunities to reduce the remaining...
  • by Judith Curry “You can say I don’t believe in gravity. But if you step off the cliff you are going down. So we can say I don’t believe climate is changing, but it is based on science.” – Katherine...
  • by Judith Curry Draft of article to be submitted for journal publication. Well, I hope you are not overdosing on the issue of sea level rise.  But this paper is somewhat different, a philosophy of science paper.  Sort of...
  • By Nic Lewis There have been further interesting developments in this story Introduction The Resplandy et al. (2018) ocean heat uptake study (henceforth Resplandy18) is based on measured changes in the O2/N2 ratio (δO2/N2)...
  • By Nic Lewis Introduction The Resplandy et al. (2018) ocean heat uptake study (henceforth Resplandy18) is based on measured changes in the O2/N2 ratio of air sampled each year, compared to air stored in high pressure tanks...
  • by Nic Lewis Obviously doubtful claims about new research regarding ocean content reveal how unquestioning Nature, climate scientists and the MSM are. On November 1st there was extensive coverage in the mainstream media[i]...
  • The lure of incredible certitude Sun, 2 Sep 18, 12:15am
    by Judith Curry “If you want people to believe what you *do* know, you need to be up front about what you *don’t* know.”-  Charles Manski Twitter is great for networking.  My recent article Climate Uncertainty...
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