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Roger Pielke Jr

Roger Pielke, Jr. leaves FiveThirtyEight, and What It Means for Changing the Media on Global Warming

Daniel Kessler | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Our efforts aren't about shutting down debate. Quite the opposite. We're asking for a more robust debate that begins with an accurate accounting of the facts and greater accountability when things go wrong.

What The Washington Post and FiveThirtyEight Have in Common on Climate Change

Daniel Kessler | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green
Daniel Kessler

The remedies to their common problem should be the same for both The Post and FiveThirtyEight. Both must correct the record and be forceful when they do. This means publishing a correction connected to the original piece.

Michael Calderone

FiveThirtyEight Apologizes On Behalf Of Controversial Climate Science Writer

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.28.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Two prominent climate scientists say Roger Pielke Jr., a controversial writer at Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight site, sent emails threat...

Statistics and Climate Science: Roger Pielke Missed the Mark

John P. Abraham, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
John P. Abraham, Ph.D.

In his inaugural post on Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight website, Roger Pielke Jr. put forth a number of arguments suggesting that many changes to extreme weather are not occurring as our climate changes.

A Few Numbers for Nate Silver and Roger Pielke Jr. on Climate Change

Daniel Kessler | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight website got off to a bad start with the hiring of Roger Pielke, Jr, one of the country's leading tricksters on climate change.

Global Warming and Severe Weather: Is There a Link?

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.21.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

It seems like the recent past has delivered some strange weather. Is it part of a long-term trend? A trend due to global warming? If you require rigorous scientific evidence, the answer, at least today, is that we just don't know.