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Public lecture: Change as a Security Issue

October 14, 2019 2:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Public lecture with climate security expert Professor Ole Wæver About this Event Climate Change as a Security Issue Within security studies, climate change mainly figures in studies trying to settle whether a causal link can be demonstrated from climate change to military conflict. Meanwhile, general climate debates increasingly assert that climate change as such is the biggest threat facing humankind. Climate change is ‘securitized’ in two very different ways. What policies do these imply, respectively? Is it worrying and/or unavoidable... View Article

Marchus Jochum. The future of ocean modelling.

February 4, 2019 1:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Marchus Jochum (University of Copenhagen). The future of ocean modelling. We can only trust current Earth System Models with future projections if they are able to reproduce past events. I will use model realisations of glacial inception and Dangaard-Oeschger events to illustrate what aspects of current ESMs are trustworthy and which ones need more work. Two major areas of future developments will emerge: marine biogeochemistry and software engineering. The case will be made that we need new approaches to numerical... View Article