What Are Climate Scientists to Do

@article{Keller2011WhatAC,
  title={What Are Climate Scientists to Do},
  author={Evelyn Fox Keller},
  journal={Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for The History and Philosophy of Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={19-26}
}
  • E. Keller
  • Published 30 September 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for The History and Philosophy of Science
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