Thermostat Concept Map 2
After system dynamics modeling, the modified Insight 735 Concept map about how a thermostat works.
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The model starts in 1900. In the year 2000 you get the chance to set a new emission target and nominal time to reach it. Your aim is to have atmospheric CO2 stabilise at about 400 ppmv in 2100
From Sterman, John D. (2008) Risk Communication on Climate: Mental Models and Mass Balance. Science 322 (24 October): 532-533
This is a clone of Insight 1587 depicting the interactions of the Aesop's Fable "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Here it is modernised to be a were-wolf. These "sightings" are much more difficult to falsify, since the 'wolf' can turn back into a human and appear "normal" at times. This leaves the boy with the benefit of the doubt.