Problems in social science are being used to discredit climate science

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Science’s reproducibility crisis may be used against climate change research

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A conference in California next week says it aims to make scientific studies more reliable, but critics fear the event is a new tactic used by those who question the reality of climate change.

The event, called Fixing Science, is being run by the National Association of Scholars (NAS), a non-profit organisation based in New York.

The conference’s programme focuses on the reproducibility crisis – the claim that science has an increasing problem with poorly performed or even fraudulent studies – with a portion dedicated to how …

source: newscientist.com