Summary: A new presentation by Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman discusses economics. His insights apply broadly to sciences playing a key role in public policy, especially climate science. Let's hope others learn from it. Slide #1 from "What have we learned since 2008", a presentation by Paul Krugman at CUNY, 19 February 2016. He is discussing … Continue reading Paul Krugman talks about economics. Climate scientists can learn from his insights.
Summary: Many factors have frozen the public policy debate, but none more important than the disinterest of both sides in tests that might provide better evidence -- and perhaps restart the discussion. Even worse, too little thought has been given to the criteria for validating climate science theories (aka their paradigm) and the models build … Continue reading Karl Popper explains how to open the deadlocked climate policy debate
The pro-anthropgenic global warming comments on the FM site (and emails to me) are so similar that a generic reply will save everybody time and effort. This post examines 7 8 common elements. These are general statements. They do not apply to every individual comment on the FM site or to material elsewhere (in any medium). Pro-AGW comments often display … Continue reading A reply to comments on FM site about Global Warming