Mar 30, 2018

Climate Change Attribution: When Is It Appropriate to Accept New Methods?

Elisabeth A. Lloyd and Naomi Oreskes
Earth's Future
  • Explores the resistance to a new, storyline, approach to analysis of extreme weather events that has been offer
  • States that storyline methods may overstate anthropogenic contributions to extreme events, while risk-based methods may understate them
  • Argues scientists could achieve better balance in assessing these complementary risks, and choose appropriate methods accordingly