The colour of risk: the IPCC’s ‘burning embers’ diagram

(6 October 2012)  NEW Publication: Mahony,M. and Hulme,M. (2012) ‘The colour of risk: an exploration of the IPCC’s “burning embers” diagram’  Spontaneous Generation: a Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science  6(1), 75-89.  Written with one of my PhD students, this paper examines the problems of representing visually the abstract risks associated with climate change.