Five dimensions of climate change reductionism

Jonathan Rigg, Lisa Reyes Mason

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The tendency of modern science to reduce complex phenomena into their component parts has many advantages for advancing knowledge. However, such reductionism in climate science is also a problem because it narrows the evidence base, limiting visions of possible futures and the ways they might be achieved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1027-1032
Number of pages5
JournalNature Climate Change
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018


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