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The Epistemology of Climate Change research project investigates the methodological and epistemic foundations of climate science and climate modelling. More

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The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and is hosted at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Bern and the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research.

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Spring research seminar on Philosophy of climate science

Spring seminar on Philosophical issues in modeling climate change

Online talk at the IHPST seminar (University Paris 1 & CNRS)

Vincent Lam talks (online) about Extreme events and tipping points in the context of climate change: from probabilities to possibilities at the IHPST Seminar (University Paris 1 & CNRS) on the 8th March 2021.

Paper on statistical downscaling and machine learning

Julie Jebeile and Vincent Lam have co-authored with Tim Räz a new paper on understanding climate change with statistical downscaling and machine learning.

Autumn semester seminar

The seminar Philosophy of science perspectives on the climate challenge starts on the 24th of september. See the full program.

Paper on values and objectivity in the IPCC

Julie Jebeile has published a new paper on values and objectivity in the IPCC.

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