Conference on Climate Change and Studies of the Future 

XXVI Conference on Contemporary Philosophy and Methodology of Science 

28 and 29 October 2021

University of A Coruña


Thursday, 28 October 2021

Morning and afternoon

9:00 to 9:30 Reception of documentation.

9:45 Inauguration of the Conference. 

10:00 John Beatty (University of British Columbia, Vancouver): “‘Consensus’” in the United Nations, and in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.”

12:00 Mathias Frisch (Leibniz University, Hannover): "Climate Models and Experts: Managing Different Sources of Uncertainty"


5:00 Vincent Lam (University of Bern): "Climate Extremes as Serious Possibilities" 

7:00 Round Table: “Climate Change and Studies of the Future: Advances and Perspectives,” John Beatty, Mathias Frisch y Vincent Lam.

Friday, 29 October 2021

Morning and afternoon

10:00 Joe Roussos (Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm): “Roles for Scientists in Policy Decision-Making: A Decision Theory Perspective.”

12:00 Antonio Camacho (University of Valencia): “Climate Change from a Biological Perspective: Causes, Effects and Possible Solutions.


5:00 Contributed papers.

7:00 Greg Lusk (Michigan State University): “Climate Data, the Role of Values and Climate Services.”

8:45 Closing Session. Delivery of Diplomas