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Climate science reconsidered

Nature Climate Change volume 4, pages 745746 (2014) | Download Citation

There is a gap between the current role of the climate science community and the needs of society. Closing this gap represents a necessary but insufficient step towards improved public discourse and more constructive policy formulation on climate change.

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  1. Chris Rapley is in the Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

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  2. Kris De Meyer is in the Department of Informatics, Kings College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK

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