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  • 20 Oct 2021

    Why we need an energy convergence of conception of climate change

    As illustrated by the work of the philosopher Thomas Kuhn, our conceptual models, our paradigms, frame our interpretation of data. Today, it is critically important that we share an “energy convergence” view of climate change[1].Climate change is not a sedate, steady drift towards a slightly warmer planet. Rather, what we know is that – as […]

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  • 11 Jan 2016
    Measuring snow and firn layers at Suyuparina glacier. Photo: Christian Huggel
    Christian Huggel

    UN Climate Talks and the impact on the High-Mountain Cryosphere

    Christian Huggel, author of The High-Mountain Cryosphere: Environmental Changes and Human Risks explores the UN climate talks and the 1.5°C issue.

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  • 25 Feb 2010

    Peer Review Pickle

    Peer-reviewed science – the time-honored system of scholars vetting scholars – faces challenges in the face of scandals such as Climategate. spiked looks at the flaws in this esoteric system and shows what happens when dogma and ego collide – turning peer review into modern-day holy scripture…

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