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Busy week ahead

I should probably start by apologising. This may be a bit of a rant. I’ve also got quite a busy week ahead, so probably won’t post much in the immediate future (although I have said that before). I’m teaching at … Continue reading

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Moderation

I thought I would write a brief post about this site’s moderation policy, or lack thereof. As I may have said before, starting this blog was all a rather spur of the moment decision and I didn’t really know what … Continue reading

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Learning from my mistakes

I wasn’t sure whether or not to post the following. It comes across as a little whiny and pathetic, but I’ve been a little busy this week so haven’t really had a chance to do much else. Also, there were … Continue reading

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Roger Pielke Sr and Douglass & Knox

I had a brief Twitter exchange with Roger Pielke Sr. yesterday. I had commented that I thought the AGU position statement on human-induced climate change was very good, and he wanted to know what was wrong with his alternative. Well, … Continue reading

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Andrew Dessler on decision making

I thought I would post this video of Andrew Dessler discussing decision making. I think it’s very good, but others have – of course – disagreed. He uses an analogy in which 97% of mechanics say a plane is fine, … Continue reading

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The Deficit model vs the Asset model

I had an interesting discussion on Twitter today with Brigitte Nerlich about the Deficit model and the Asset model of science communication. To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure what these terms meant when I first starting discussing them, so … Continue reading

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Science and policy

Tamsin Edwards wrote an article for the Guardian yesterday called Climate scientists must not advocate particular policies. After reading the article, I largely agreed and wrote the first comment. My main issue with the article was the idea that scientists … Continue reading

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