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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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News

Our autumn research seminar is ongoing.

Talk at the PSA conference in Baltimore

Mason Majszak will give a talk on the IPCC’s Methodology of Climate Change Detection and Attribution at the 27th Biennial Meeting of Philosophy of Science Association in Baltimore, Maryland.

Talk at the University of A Coruna

Vincent Lam will give a talk on the possibility of climate extremes at the Conference on Climate Change and Studies of the Future organized by the University of A Coruna.

Paper on climate modelling and strutural stability

Vincent Lam has a new paper discussing the issue of structural stability in climate modelling.

Paper on the IPCC Assessment Reports

Julie Jebeile has co-authored a new paper on expert reports by large multidisciplinary groups, based on the case of the International Panel on Climate Change.

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