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Skeptical Science at EGU 2018

Posted on 4 April 2018 by BaerbelW

Next week, about 14,000 scientists will meet in Vienna, Austria for the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018. Skeptical Science will make an appearance in a few of the thousands of sessions held from April 9 to 13.


Here are the sessions with SkS involvement:

Stephan Lewandowsky, Kevin Cowtan and Ari Jokimäki are co-authors for an oral presentation given by Stefan Rahmstorf on Monday:

Detecting and attributing climate change: trends, extreme events, and impacts
Convener: Pardeep Pall
Co-Conveners: Alexis Hannart , Seung-Ki Min , Aurélien Ribes


Bärbel Winkler will be one of the panelists in a short course about fighting misinformation convened by Bárbara Ferreira offered on Monday afternoon:

Session SC2.12 ECS
Debunking myths and fake news: how can geoscientists fight misinformation and false claims
Convener: Bárbara Ferreira  | Co-Convener: Olivia Trani    
Mon, 09 Apr, 15:30–17:00 / Room -2.91


On Wednesday we'll have John Cook's Denial101x poster presented by Bärbel Winkler in a session about climate change education:

Session EOS13
Climate Change Education
Convener: Robin Matthews  | Co-Conveners: Anne Gold , Helena Martins , David Wilgenbus , Sylvia Knight
Orals - Wed, 11 Apr, 10:30–12:00 / Room L7
Posters - Attendance Wed, 11 Apr, 15:30–17:00 / Hall X1


We plan to blog about these and other sessions during and after EGU2018.

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  1. I have received no emails from S S since this, but the IPPC report has come and gone, - completely ignored by the Murdoch press etc, now this, - breaks my heart,

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  2. @GeoffThomas - not sure what you mean with "received no emails from S S since this"? Also, the link to Facebook isn't working if I copy & paste it - just get a "content not available" message. Perhaps send us a message via the contact-form or directly to our contact-address?

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