Good work, with clear explanations of interesting material.
Sorry I don't have enough available CPU time to think it through in greater depth right now. In lieu of this, a couple of points on the text itself.
> This time I'd like to compare a different paper on climate networks:
Compare to what? Consider another verb here.
I suggest abridging the quoted passages in the conclusion, and adding some interpretation to it. As it stands now, it feels a bit disjoint from the main text, and has a diluting effect on the piece as a whole.