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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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Talk at the University of Geneva

Vincent Lam is invited to give a talk in the conference series of PhilEAs. His talk is entitled Epistemology of climate emergency and will be in French (Epistémologie de l'urgence climatique).

Talk at the University of Helsinki

Mason Majszak will give a joint talk with Carlo Martini at the Centre for Philosophy of Social Science in Helsinki, on their co-authored paper Values within Boundaries - Climate Science and Tipping Points. The talk will be in hybrid format, see the seminar page for more details.

Talk at the PSA conference in Pittsburgh

Mason Majszak and Julie Jebeile will present a talk on Expert Judgment in Climate Science within the symposium titled - Consensus and Dissent in Science: New Perspectives - at the 28th Biennial Meeting of Philosophy of Science Association in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, including an abstract of the talk, see the program website.

Paper on climate tipping points and expert judgement

The paper of Vincent Lam and Mason Majszak on climate tipping points and expert judgement has been published in WIREs Climate Change.

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