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A common question is "doesn't chaos theory mean you can't predict the climate"? Or sometimes, just "isn't climate chaotic"? Here I have to get very careful with language, because a few things are getting confused. There is a way of thinking about these questions that makes sense, but not everybody who talks about them knows it. [more]
When the going gets tough, the people losing the argument start whining about civility.Paul Krugman (h/t Eli)
nullius in verba omnis in litigia (proposed modification to Royal Society motto)
New research suggests that the sub-glacial surface in much of Greenland is more muddy than rocky in structure, which would imply that he Greenland ice sheet may fail more quickly than heretofore expected. [more]
Geneticist Casey Bergman argues convincingly that the era of exponential growth in academic research is over. The argument is very similar to arguments about the end of growth in general. [more]
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