Monthly Archives: October 2010


Today at a PhD summer school here in Berlin, I held a presentation on a potential paper I already spent some time thinking about. The working title is “Public participation in environmental assessments: The case for an open IPCC”. I … Continue reading

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Encasing a temperature target

The two degrees temperature target, favoured by the European Union and the G8, and mentioned in the Copenhagen Accord, has quite an interesting history. It can be understood in rather different ways (PDF), ranging from a threshold beyond which catastrophe … Continue reading

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