Consider this recent paper out of the University of Oregon:
Glaciers, gender, and science: A feminist glaciology framework for global environmental change research
“feminist glaciology”: really? Yes, it is as crazy as it sounds!
The paper adopts the language of 3rd wave feminism such as “male privilege”, “imperialism”, “colonialism”, “elite masculinities”, “neoliberalism”, “patriarchy”, blah blah blah…
It conflates and intermingles science, feminism, art, politics, and more into another reason to blame patriarchy for everything.
The sad aspect to this, is that it gives climate change deniers one more reason to distrust climate change science. Not cool!
Here is some typical woo from the paper: Continue reading “WTF?: Feminist Glaciology “Science”!”