Tag Archives: extreme weather events

Extreme weather event attribution

This is a joint post between myself and Eric Winsberg, Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Florida. Eric has just published, together with Naomi Oreskes and Elisabeth Lloyd, a paper called Severe Weather Event Attribution: Why values won’t … Continue reading

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Linking climate change and extreme events

There’s an article in the New Republic called the media’s failure to connext the dots on climate change. I actually came across it via a blog post by Matthew Nisbet in which he argues that [Why] The New Republic is … Continue reading

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IPCC Haiku

Just for a bit of fun, I thought I would highlight this rather nice Haiku which is based on the recently released IPCC’s Summary for Policy Makers. The goal of the Haiku is to communicate the essence of this important … Continue reading

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