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‘CRAZINESS’ in climate field leads dissenter Dr. Judith Curry to resign

Discussion in 'Environment & Conservation' started by In The Dark, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. In The Dark

    In The Dark Well-Known Member

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    This is a sad development for academia. A leading contrary opinion in honest opposition to the political hegemony of AGW has resigned her position because of political climate in her field.

    Here's the telling quote from her resignation letter:

    I've been a big fan of Curry for quite some time. She's got a dozen interview podcasts easily found and the take away from most of them is one word: UNCERTAINTY.

    Never forget: Science + Politics = Politics
    Can't be otherwise and AGW is the most politicized area of science I know.
     
  2. RichT2705

    RichT2705 Well-Known Member

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    Thats a big confirmation there of what many of us have been saying all along.


    Follow the narrative with AGW, or lose a career.


    Suuuure, the science is settled. Big fraud.
     
  3. WertyFArmer

    WertyFArmer Well-Known Member

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    You have a right to free speech, as long as you say what we want to hear......
     
  4. Professor Peabody

    Professor Peabody Well-Known Member

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    It's freezing because it's warming.
     
  5. HereWeGoAgain

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    There are not many anti-Relativity people left either.
     
  6. In The Dark

    In The Dark Well-Known Member

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    Unlike relativity, AGW cannot offer any similar tidy hypothesis test.

    Also, the political tide in favor of Einstein's work doesn't come to mind.

    Other than that ... NAILED IT!
     
  7. ModCon

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    Are you familiar with Gad Saad? Give him a view on YouTube if not. He doesn't cover AGW, but just about every other topic concerning academia and forbidden thoughts/knowledge.
     
  8. In The Dark

    In The Dark Well-Known Member

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    My life is youtube free.

    Use words.
     
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    Ah, you mentioned podcasts, I assumed you watched on YouTube. Gad Saad is a professor of Evolutionary Psychology, who addresses the nuttines happening all across Western universities. Perhaps you can find him on whatever form of media you prefer.
     
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    Got some. Will listen.
     
  11. BroncoBilly

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    Well that's it, the science is settled!!! Nice to see a scientist with some integrity, but I'm sure the climate-istas will have her before an inquisition in no time.

    I have said this more than once over the years I've been on this forum, climate science has become a cult, and anyone questioning them is doomed. Times haven't changed in the last 400 years, we just wear different clothes

    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/0...eer-suicide-to-keep-her-scientific-integrity/

    A climatologist at Georgia Institute of Technology resigned from her post because she could no longer navigate the stifling political orthodoxy on climate change.

    Former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech Judith Curry announced her resignation in a blog post on Tuesday. While her resignation is technically "a retirement event," and she is "cashing out" to get her pension, Curry explained that "the deeper reasons have to do with my growing disenchantment with universities, the academic field of climate science and scientists."
     
  12. jackdog

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    Oh the AGW crowd has been doing character assassinations on her for years over her open mindedness. She has a great blog which has some great entries by both her and her guests. Some are a tad deep on the scientific side when she gets into the probs and stats but most are understandable by laypersons

    Climate Etc.
     
  13. RPA1

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    Yep...Saw her on Fox. She couldn't take the derision any longer. And it's not even that she does or doesn't believe in AGW....She says the data is not there yet and that most climatologists are ignoring natural causes. She even says the Earth IS warming but even THAT is not enough for the climate-istas. (like that moniker for them!)
     
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    She probably sees more money in the private sector.
     
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    I hope so...It's damn hard to fight rich government liberals.
     
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    So if you agree with the scientist they have "integrity" if you do not they don't. That is political !
     
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    Einstein's theories and positions were not accepted by the establishment scientists of his day. Was that political?
     
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    Yeah, when they measured the stars in the background during a solar eclipse like 80 years ago, most folks got board. When all the climate models were woefully incorrect against reality, agw folks dropped the science and started bullying because that's what zealots do.
     
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    That just proved gravity bends light. It did not prove relativity.
     
  20. freakonature

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    Roughly speaking, a scientific theory is a self-contained explanation of some natural facts and the simpler and more predictive it is, the more powerful. This means that, if the theory is correct, it can forecast the occurrence of some distinguishing events, whose empirical confirmation would strike a blow for the theory itself. The smoking gun of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity has been a phenomenon observed during the solar eclipse of May 1919.
     

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