Tag Archives: GCMs

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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The Holocene conundrum

I’m trying, and failing, to work from home while looking after the kids (the ice cream van has just arrived outside). I thought I might just discuss a paper that I became aware of yesterday (forget how, but it might … Continue reading

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Can we trust climate models?

I got into another slightly silly discussion yesterday about climate models, which I tried to resolve by directing the other person to a new paper by Julia Hargreaves and James Annan called Can we trust climate models?. This is a … 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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Shindell 2014

I thought I might write something about the recent paper by Drew Shindell, called Inhomogeneous forcing and transient climate sensitivity. The basic idea of the paper is to understand how an estimate of the transient climate sensitivity is influenced by … Continue reading

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