The paper we published in Nature Climate Change in 2018 took us to a new level of scientific exposure, increasing our responsibility to continually improve our work, but at the same time improved our confidence in continuing to carry out more ambitious and relevant research into the future.
Nature Climate Change
Does climate change by triggering migration lead to violent conflict? Our paper in Nature Climate Change together with Vally Koubi and Tobias Böhmelt investigates the role of local city residents in this process. Do they perceive environmental migrants as legitimate newcomers or rather as a threat?
Living the recurring dream: Measuring climate-related beliefs, attitudes and behaviors over time in Oklahoma
How certain are you about whether the climate is changing due to human generation of greenhouse gas emissions? It turns out that for many Americans these beliefs are quite variable, and more so among partisans on the political right than those on the left.
Our study shows that climate scientists expressing some uncertainty in their predictions can bolster their credibility among the public. But it also illustrates that there are limits to this effect.