A Working Scientist’s View

Thoughts on Climaquiddick from Derek Lowe: I have deep sympathy for the fellow who tried to reconcile the various poorly documented and conflicting data sets and buggy, unannotated code that the CRU has apparently depended on. And I can easily see how this happens. I’ve been on long-running projects, especially some years ago, where people … Continue reading A Working Scientist’s View

The Politics Of Science

Some thoughts on Climaquiddick over at The New Atlantis: In his “Memorandum on Scientific Integrity” from earlier this year, President Obama stated that it is the function of “science and the scientific process” to “inform and guide” his administration on virtually every issue from health care to national security. This came on the heels of … Continue reading The Politics Of Science