Author Archives: L Hamilton

Tipping Point

So the tipping point was social. That thought — a wrong one I hope — came to mind in the aftermath of a US election that set back prospects for reducing greenhouse gas emissions before major ecosystem or physical tipping … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Post-Factual Perceptions of Weather

Adversarial interactions between physical and social scientists are sometimes seen around this blog, so I’m happy to report on something different. The occasion is a new paper in the 50th anniversary issue of Sociology, flagship journal of the British Sociological … Continue reading

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Guest post: The Elephant in the Room

This is a guest post by Lawrence Hamilton, Senior Fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire. This will not surprise you, but surveys see an elephant. Several colleagues and I have a new paper describing … Continue reading

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