Tag Archives: Climate model

A lower climate sensitivity from Ring et al.

I was wondering if anyone had any particular insights into the Ring et al. (2012) paper Causes of the Global Warming Observed since the 19th Century? The study use a simple climate model (SCM) to model the change in global … Continue reading

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Empirical models and decadal forecasts

I noticed Anthony Watts and Judith Curry getting quite excited by a new paper from Emma Suckling and Leonard Smith called An Evaluation of Decadal Probability Forecasts from State-of-the-Art Climate Models. The paper was basically a comparison of an ensemble … Continue reading

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A crisis in climate science?

Reiner Grundmann has a post on Die Klimazwiebel called the coming crisis of climate science? I don’t really know what to make of the post overall. As far as I’m aware, Reiner Grundmann is a sociologist/political scientists who has an … Continue reading

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Watt about climate models running way too hot?

Bjorn Lomborg has a new Guest essay on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called climate models are running way too hot. The post says Over the past 30 years, they are at least predicting 71% too much heat. Maybe 159%. … Continue reading

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Overestimating global warming?

There is a new Nature Climate Change commentary called Overestimating global warming over the past 20 years. It’s by John Fyfe, Nathan Gillet, and Francis Zwiers. I’ve been trying to find out what the criteria are for a commentary in … Continue reading

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Areas of expertise and climate modelling

Someone (I forget who) yesterday tweeted a link to a paper called Climate models, Calibration and Confirmation by Katie Steele and Charlotte Werndl. I haven’t read the paper in detail and this post isn’t really about this paper specifically. As … Continue reading

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Watt about the failure of the climate models?

There is an interesting news item in Nature about how an attempt to do short-term climate modelling has been largely unsuccessful. The article says In preparation for the IPCC report, the first part of which is due out in September, … Continue reading

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