Uncertainty Royale

The U.K. Royal Society is holding a two-day Workshop on Handling Uncertainty in Weather & Climate Prediction, at which Dr. Judith Curry will be one of the presenters (and also chairing one of the sessions). As he has in the past, the inimitable Josh has been live-cartooning for the edification, amusement and benefit of all.…

Royal Society’s green chemist waves little red book in Rio

Professor Martyn Poliakoff, CBE FRS – who looks like a jolly good fellow, as you can see – is Research Professor in Chemistry at the U.K.’s University of Nottingham. He’s also an Honorary Professor of Chemistry at Moscow State University, and currently serves as the Foreign Secretary and Vice President of the Royal Society (RS).…

Montford’s Nullius in Verba … discussion continues

In my recent post on Andrew Montford’s Nullius in Verba, I had written: If you are new to the “climate wars” (as I still consider myself to be, even after more than two years on the battlefield), Montford’s chronology provides considerable context and background which, although specific to the [UK’s Royal Society], is echoed in…