Publications

Thompson, Sienkiewicz and Smith (2017). “When (Not) to Downscale,” in preparation

Lowe, Arnell, Warren, Gambhir and Thompson (2017). “Avoiding dangerous climate: results from the AVOID2 programme”, Weather, 72: 340–345.

Bradley, Frigg, Steele, Thompson and Werndl (2017). “Die Philosophie der Klimawissenschaften”, in S. Lohse and T. Reydon (eds.): Grundriss Wissenschaftsphilosophie: Die Philosophien der Einzelwissenschaften, Hamburg: Meiner, 381-411.

Thompson, Frigg and Helgeson (2016). “Expert Judgment for Climate Change Adaptation,” Philosophy of Science 83(5):1110-1121.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2016). “What are the implications of temporarily overshooting a long-term temperature goal of 2C?”. AVOID2 Policy Card A3/D2b.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2016). “How does climate impacts research make use of IPCC scenarios?”. AVOID2 Policy Card B.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2016). “How can we minimise negative impacts on ocean health?”. AVOID2 Policy Card E1/E2.

Frigg, Thompson and Werndl (2015). “Philosophy of Climate Science Part II: Modelling Climate Change,” Philosophy Compass 10(12):965-977.

Frigg, Thompson and Werndl (2015). “Philosophy of Climate Science Part I: Observing Climate Change,” Philosophy Compass 10(12):953-964.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2015). “What contribution can mitigation of non-CO2 greenhouse gases make towards achieving long-term temperature goals?”. AVOID2 Policy Card C2b.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2015). “What is the scale and challenge of the energy system transition required to meet long-term climate goals?”. AVOID2 Policy Card C2a.

Thompson (2015). “Making good decisions: the role of science”. In Robison R. (Ed.), Sustainability: new questions, new answers. Global Sustainability Institute, ARU: Cambridge, UK.

Smith, Suckling, Thompson and Maynard (2015). “Towards improving the framework for probabilistic forecast evaluation,” Climatic Change, 132:31-45.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2014). “Which emissions pathways give a high probability of limiting global average warming to below 2C?’. AVOID2 COP20 Policy Card.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2014). “How much future damage do we avoid by limiting average warming to below 2C?”. AVOID2 COP20 Policy Card.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2014). “How can we decarbonise the global energy system, what technologies are needed and how much will it cost?”. AVOID2 COP20 Policy Card.

Thompson and AVOID2 co-authors (2014). “How much carbon can we emit without warming exceeding 2C?”. AVOID2 COP20 Policy Card.

Thompson (2013). “Modelling North Atlantic Storms in a Changing Climate,” PhD thesis, Imperial College, London.

Sorrell, Speirs, Bentley, Miller and Thompson (2012). “Shaping the global oil peak: A review of the evidence on field sizes, reserve growth, decline rates and depletion rates,” Energy, 37(1), 709-724.

Vernon, Thompson and Cornell (2011).  “Carbon dioxide emission scenarios: limitations of the fossil fuel resource,” Proc. Env. Sci. 6, 206-215.

Thompson (2011). “Making our actions consistent with our scientific predictions,” Weather, 66(7) 195.

Thompson (2009). Technical Reports 2 and 3, contributed to UK Energy Research Centre, (2009), Global Oil Depletion: an assessment of the evidence for near-term physical constraints on global oil supply. UKERC Technology and Policy Assessment.

Thompson and Huppert (2007). “Granular column collapses: further experimental results,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 575, 177-186.

Thompson (Editor) (2005). Eureka 57. The Archimedeans, Cambridge University.