Climate change assessments: Confidence, probability, and decision

Richard Bradley, Casey Helgeson, Brian Hill

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has developed a novel framework for assessing and communicating uncertainty in the findings published in its periodic assessment reports. But how should these uncertainty assessments inform decisions? We take a formal decision-making perspective to investigate how scientific input formulated in the IPCC’s novel framework might inform decisions in a principled way through a normative decision model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)500-522
Number of pages23
JournalPhilosophy of Science
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • History
  • Philosophy
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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