No, this post is not an introduction to climate change. It’s a question from Alex Hoffnung, who recently got his Ph.D. from U.C. Riverside after working with me on categorified Hecke algebras. Now he’s headed for a postdoc at the University of Ottawa. He’s a cool dude:
And he has a question that I’m sure many mathematicians and other scientists share, so I’ll make it a guest post here:
Have you come across anything like “Intro to Climate Change”? The big problem is that I have following the issues surrounding climate change are getting a handle on what the issues are. How hard is it to objectively state some of the more important foundational issues without running into controversy?