The fire through the smoke: Working for transparency in climate projections

screen-shot-2017-01-04-at-3-43-32-pmPolicymakers have little room for error when it comes to responding to the climate crisis. Yet they must take specific measures based on numerous projections of the Earth’s future climate that are drawn from the work of thousands of researchers around the world. Political leaders may be left to wonder how all that work was vetted and condensed — and who exactly put in the work, in order to have confidence in the result.