Tag Archives: Peer Review

Climategatekeeping

In the MIT Climategate Forum, Ronald Prinn trotted out what has become one of the standard “move along” memes in the climate science community: that while the “tone” of the Climategate emails was “unprofessional”, they did not succeed in their “endeavour” to prevent publication of articles in journals or mentions in IPCC. Prinn at around […]

McCullough and McKitrick on Due Diligence

Bruce McCullough and Ross McKitrick today published an interesting article under the auspices of the Fraser Institute entitled Check the Numbers: The Case for Due Diligence in Policy Formation. Their abstract states: Empirical research in academic journals is often cited as the basis for public policy decisions, in part because people think that the journals […]

Glenn McGregor: Data Archiving not required by the International Journal of Climatology

After nearly 2 months and several inquiries, the editor of the International Journal of Climatology has finally said that they do not require authors to provide supporting data. Given that funding agencies rely on academic journals to ensure that authors archive data (improperly abdicating their own responsibilities), the moral of this should be that the […]

An Exchange at Scientific American

David Appell has posted up an exchange in Scientific American in response to his hagiography of Michael Mann. Here are some comments on Appell’s points.

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