Tag Archives: climate modelling

I think I need another break!

I think I probably need to take another short break from all of this online nonsense. I’ve recently been commenting on Bishop-Hill and had been quite enjoying it. I’d been accused by other commenters of being patronising and condescending, but … Continue reading

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Another good TED talk about climate models

Just came across what seems to be an excellent TEDx talk, by Steve Easterbrook, about climate models. One take away message seems to be that climate models are less buggy than virtually all commercially available software, and they’re almost as … Continue reading

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Gavin Schmidt’s TED talk

I know Rachel’s already posted about Gavin’s TED talk, but it’s worth posting again. I thought I might also highlight the slides from another talk that Gavin gave at the Royal Society. You can also listen to the talk. What’s … Continue reading

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A two-box model

In an attempt to learn something about climate modelling, I decided to write a little two-box climate model. I found quite a lot of useful information on Tamino’s blog, Arthur Smith’s blog, Isaac Held’s blog, Lucia’s blackboard and from Kevin … Continue reading

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The BBC and its balance!

I happened to have a look at the Bishop Hill Blog and discovered that Andrew Montford (who writes the blog) was interviewed, together with Paul Williams from the University of Reading, on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Stephen Nolan show. If … Continue reading

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Sympathy for the climate models?

There was a comment on one of my previous posts suggesting that I should stop being “sympathetic” towards climate models since, without criticism, climate scientists will never put any effort into correcting the problems with their models. The suggestion being … Continue reading

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