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Blowing in the wind

A new study, published online Sunday by Nature Geoscience, presents solid evidence that temperatures in the Earth’s lower atmosphere are increasing in line with temperature changes on the ground.  Read more

A revolution – for climate model evolution

A revolution - for climate model evolution

While most Londoners spent last week maximising their time spent basking in the glorious sunshine that so rarely comes our way, I spent it largely indoors – at a place that predicts these sorts of unusual occurrences, otherwise known as the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) in Reading. The World Modelling Summit for Climate Prediction held there last week was itself something of a rare event – a union of the weather and climate communities, who met to discuss whether – and how – they can eventually provide climate predictions that are as useful, and as useable,  … Read more