Updated: 21 Dec 2020
All my 2020 publications, podcasts and videos after the break …
Pielke, Jr., R. and S. Harris. 2020. Sport Research and the Policy Movement, European Journal for Sport and Society.
Pielke Jr, R., Harris, S., Adler, J., Sutherland, S., Houser, R., & McCabe, J. 2020. An evaluation of good governance in US Olympic sport National Governing Bodies. European Sport Management Quarterly, 20(4), 480-499.
Pielke, Jr., R. and N. Lane, 2020. Memo for President Biden: Five steps to getting more from science, Nature, 8 November.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. A “Sedative” for Science Policy, Issues in Science and Technology Policy, Fall.
Pielke, R., Catastrophes of the 21st Century (July 25, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=papers.cfm?abstract_id=3660542
Burgess, M. G., Langendorf, R. E., Ippolito, T., & Pielke, R., Jr. 2020 (updated 16 December). Optimistically biased economic growth forecasts and negatively skewed annual variation. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/vndqr
Pielke, Jr., R. 2021 (in press). Economic “Normalization” of Disaster Losses 1998-2020: A Literature Review and Assessment, Environmental Hazards. (Twitter thread)
Saltelli, A., et al. (2020). Five ways to ensure that models serve society: a manifesto. Nature.
Pielke, R. and Ritchie, J., Systemic Misuse of Scenarios in Climate Research and Assessment (April 21, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3581777 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3581777
Burgess, M. G., J. Ritchie, J. Shapland, and R. Pielke, Jr. 2020. IPCC Baseline Scenarios Over-project CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth. Environmental Research Letters. 25 November.
The Honest Broker Newsletter
President Biden and the Coming Czar Wars, 19 Dec 2020
WHO Declarations of Public Health Emergencies Need to Better Use Expert Advice, 7 Dec 2020
When Bad Science Serves Injustice Scientists Should Act, 4 Dec 2020
The Unstoppable Momentum of Outdated Science, 30 Nov 2020
Scientific Integrity and the Origins of Covid-19, 19 Nov 2020
Fixing the U.S. National Climate Assessment, 10 Nov 2020
Memo to President Biden: Five steps to getting more from science, 9 Nov 2020
The Blade Runner and the Burden of Proof, 2 Nov 2020
Schedule F and Trump’s New Politicization of Civil Service Expertise, 28 Oct 2020
Scientific Integrity in the Federal Agencies: An Unfinished Agenda, 26 Oct 2020
Federal Covid-19 Statistics as Science Advice: Trump Administration Violations of Federal Policy, 25 Oct 2020
Misc Commentary and Opinion
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. Caster Semenya Case Exposes Design Flaws in International Sports Governance, Asser International Sports Law Blog, 10 September.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. The Mudfight Over ‘Wild-Ass’ Covid Numbers Is Pathological, WIRED, 22 April.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. Fealty Trumps Truth, 19 April.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. Did the Trump Administration Delay the WHO Emergency Declaration? 15 April.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. Eight Weeks Behind: Clarifying the Early U.S. Coronavirus Testing Failure, 13 April.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. Why Isn’t the White House Using the Nation’s Pandemic Experts? Slate, 10 April.
Forbes Energy Columns
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. How Billionaires Tom Steyer And Michael Bloomberg Corrupted Climate Science, Forbes, 2 January.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. Three Rules for Accepting “Event Attribution” Studies, Forbes, 6 January.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. The Inconvenient Facts on Australian Bushfires, Forbes, 14 January.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. The Best News on Climate You’ve Never Heard, Forbes, 18 January.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. Why You Can’t Trust The Insurance Industry’s Secret Science On Climate Catastrophes, Forbes, 25 January.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. Understanding the Great Climate Science Scenario Debate, Forbes, 3 February.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. How Academic ‘Blacklists’ Impede Serious Work On Climate Science, Forbes, 9 February.
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. Good News And Bad News As Carbon Dioxide Emissions Grow More Slowly Than Models Predict, Forbes, 18 February.
Forbes Sports Columns
Pielke, Jr. R. 2020. On Par With Doping: The First Person To Miss The Olympics For Wearing The Wrong Shoes, Forbes, 21 January.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. The Decline of Football is Real and It’s Accelerating, Forbes, 25 January.
Pielke, Jr., R. 2020. How Universities Are Changing Their Approach To Recruiting Student Athletes With Troubled Pasts, Forbes, 11 February.
Selected Podcasts and Videos
The Future of College Sports with Steve Magness, The Science of Running Podcast
Climate and Energy with Jack Aspinall
The Rightful Place of Science with Robert Bryce, The Power Hungry Podcast
ICE Regulations and International Students, Radio 1190, University of Colorado Boulder
COVID Knowledge, Technology, and Politics: Dispatches from Around the World, with Shobita Parthasarathy and Jack Stilgoe, The Received Wisdom Podcast
Ethics, Norms, Rules and Cheating in Elite Sport, Outspoken Podcast
Discussion of Blake Leeper case, Asser Sports Law
COVID-19 and Science Advice in the Americas: INGSA