Tag Archives: Advocacy

Speaking out

There’s a current Twitter hashtag called #WeNeedToChangeTheWorld, which WMC has also discussed in this post. It’s bit cliché, but it’s probably true, for many reasons. As also mentioned in WMC’s post, Peter Jacobs tweeted the following The politics of the … Continue reading

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Political activism

There’s been a rather lengthy Twitter exchange involving Judith Curry, mostly focusing on whether or not Judith is a political activist. Judith appears to be suggesting that what she does is not political activism, or any form of political advocacy, … Continue reading

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Out of the lab and into the field?

This is probably going to be another of those rather confused posts, which doesn’t really say much and in which I illustrate my own confusion, more than anything else. I’ve been reading (a few times, now) a Nature article by … Continue reading

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Practice what you preach?

I wanted to comment briefly on a recent paper which concludes that recommendations made by climate researchers are followed when they practice what they preach. This seems pretty obvious to me; if you’re going to make specific suggestions, then people … Continue reading

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BBC and the Met Office

It’s very disappointing that the Met Office has lost the contract to provide weather reporting for the BBC. It’s a world-class organisation and it’s hard to see another providing the same level of service. Maybe cheaper, but better seems unlikely. … Continue reading

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Gavin Schmidt on advocacy

Originally posted on …and Then There's Physics:
Gavin Schmidt presenting the Stephen Schneider lecture at the recent AGU meeting is now available on youtube, so I thought would post it here. Gavin has posted it himself at RealClimate and…

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Gavin Schmidt on advocacy

Gavin Schmidt presenting the Stephen Schneider lecture at the recent AGU meeting is now available on youtube, so I thought would post it here. Gavin has posted it himself at RealClimate and the comments there are worth a read. Andy … Continue reading

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