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All IPCC definitions taken from Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Annex I, Glossary, pp. 941-954. Cambridge University Press.

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Ken Rice

Ken Rice is Professor of Computational Astrophysics at the University of Edinburgh.  His main research interests are in studying the earliest stages of star and planet formation and in the detection and characterisation of planets around other stars, typically called exoplanets.

Ken Rice is also interested in science communication, in particular about climate science, and runs the blog ...and Then There's Physics

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Skeptical Science, B. Winkler, J. Cook, T. Lubitz, K. Rice, World Scientific Encyclopedia of Climate Change: Case Studies of Climate Risk, Action, and Opportunity Volume 1, 301-314, 2021.

Comment on “Scrutinizing the carbon cycle and CO2 residence time in the atmosphere” by H. Harde, P. Köhler, J. Hauck, C. Völker, D.A. Wolf-Gladrow, M. Butzin, J.B. Halpern, K. Rice, R.E. Zeebe, Global and Planetary Change, 164, 67-71, 2018. 

Does It Matter if the Consensus on Anthropogenic Global Warming Is 97% or 99.99%? A.G. Skuce, J. Cook, M. Richardson, B. Winkler, K. Rice, S.A. Green, P. Jacobs, D. Nuccitelli, Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 36, 150-156, 2017.

Polluted Discourse: Communication and Myths in a Climate of Denial, P.H. Jacobs, A. Jökimaki, K. Rice, S.A. Green, B. Winkler, Communicating Climate-Change and Natural Hazard Risk and Cultivating Resilience, pp 37 - 54, 2016.

Consensus on consensus: a synthesis of consensus estimates on human-caused global warmingJ. Cook, N. Oreskes, P.T. Doran, W.R.L. Anderegg, B. Verheggen, E.W. Maibach, J. Stuart Carlton, S. Lewandowsky, A.G. Skuce, S.A. Green, D. Nuccitelli, P. Jacobs, M. Richardson, B. Winkler, R. Painting, K. Rice, Environmental Research Letters, 11, 048002, 2016.

Clarity of Meaning in IPCC Press Conferences, P.H. Jacobs, H. Cutting, S. Lewandowsky, M. O'brien, K. Rice, B. Verheggen, Nature Climate Change, 5, 961-962, 2015.

Misdiagnosis of Earth climate sensitivity based on energy balance model results, M. Richardson, Z. Hausfather, D.A. Nuccitelli, K. Rice, J.P. Abraham, Science Bulletin, 60, 1370-1377, 2015



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