Goedert's blog

The deadlock in climate policy and the science of extreme event attribution

Climate. It is among the most discussed topics of our days: from international policy making to public demonstrations, media outlets, and even elevator small talk. There is no lack of controversy and strong opinions when climate change is on the table, but that is not exactly surprising. When concrete actions must be taken, responsibility must be assigned; and it seems to be human nature that such discussions must be hard and tiring. Naturally, even more so when people's livelihoods are affected.