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

Consult our publications and annotated bibliography.

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

Talks at the EPSA conference (University of Turin)

The group will give two talks at the 8th biennial meeting of the European Philosophy of Science Association, one about expert judgement (Mason Majszak and Julie Jebeile) and another about climate extremes (Vincent Lam).

Online talk at the “Values in science” workshop (Institute for Futures Studies)

Julie Jebeile gives with Joe Roussos a talk entitled Usability in climate science: moving from natural science to science-for-policy, the 17th May 2021, at the workshop Values in science, organised by the Institute for Futures Studies.

Paper on numerical instability and dynamical systems

Julie Jebeile has co-authored a new paper on numerical instability and dynamical systems.

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.

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