Judith Curry

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Judith Curry is a climatologist at Georgia Tech, infamous for flirting with the denier community on the basis that some of them have "good ideas" and can't get their contrarian papers published. For instance, she has posted on Anthony Watts' blog, as well as Steve McIntyre's Climate Audit. She has further embarrassed herself (and her university) by using refuted denier talking points and defending the Wegman Report, eventually admitting she hadn't even read it in the first place.[1] This and other shenanigans led Tamino of Open Mind to say, "Judith, your credibility is now below zero."[2] In short, she's the Richard Lindzen of the South. Or maybe the Roy Spencer of Georgia, take your pick.

Perhaps what has sparked the most criticism, more than any other one thing, is that she has invited McIntyre to talk at Georgia Tech. No, really.[3] This makes her a massive enabler.

Some other stuff she's been wrong about:

This list could actually go on for much longer -- just go to her blog for more info.

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  1. Judith Curry Plants Her Flag, ScienceBlogs
  2. Bag of Hammers II
  3. An Open Letter from Dr. Judith Curry on Climate Science!
  4. "Why target Heartland?" (Waaaaah!)
  5. RealClimate
  6. The article in question
  7. "Pause Discussion Thread"
  8. Comment 37
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