Climate Etc.

House Science Committee Hearing

House Science Committee Hearing

by Judith Curry My testimony at the House Science Committee Hearing on Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications and the Scientific Method.

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What’s wrong with ‘alternative facts’?

What’s wrong with ‘alternative facts’?

by Kip Hansen ‘Alternative facts’ is a term in law to describe inconsistent sets of facts put forth in a court given that there is plausible evidence to support both alternatives. The term is also used to describe competing facts for the two sides of the case. – Wikipedia

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Nature Unbound II: The Dansgaard- Oeschger Cycle

Nature Unbound II: The Dansgaard- Oeschger Cycle

by Javier Dansgaard-Oeschger (D-O) events are the most dramatic and frequent abrupt climate change events in the geological record. They are usually explained as the result of an Atlantic Ocean salinity oscillation paced by internal variability. Available evidence however supports that they are the result of an externally paced oceanic-sea ice interaction in the Norwegian […]

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Discussion: JC’s ‘role’

Discussion: JC’s ‘role’

by Judith Curry In view of recent controversies, numerous criticisms have been made about my ‘role,’ with expectations of things that I ‘should’ be doing.

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Conflating the climate problem with the solution

Conflating the climate problem with the solution

“one of the real tragedies that totally distorted the debate over climate change was that it got tied into the solution in a way that if you accepted the first you had to accept the second. And I think that was profoundly wrong.” – Newt Gingrich

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Ozone attainmnent

Ozone attainmnent

by Roger Caiazza At this time there is quite a bit of noise about potential problems if Scott Pruitt is confirmed to head EPA because he would “hamstring EPA’s authority to set nationwide environmental standards”.

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