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Highlighted Article: Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem

Posted On:
Jul 11, 2019  at  at 6:00 AM
Category
Climate Change

 

From: Climate Etc.

By: Judith Curry

Date: June 21, 2019

 

Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem

 

How valid conclusions often lay hidden within research reports, masked by plausible but unjustified conclusions reached in those reports.  And how the IPCC institutionalizes such masking errors in climate science.


In the previous post, we discussed the motivated biases of individual climate researchers, stimulated by the paper by Lee Jussim, Joe Duarte and others entitled Interpretations and methods: Towards a more self-correcting social psychology

The Jussim et al. paper provides additional insights that are relevant to the motivated biases in climate change, which become particularly serious and problematic once these biases are institutionalized. Here are additional excerpts from Jussim et al. for the topic I would like to discuss in this post: ...

 

Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem