Tags » Computer Models

Why Most Cars Look the Same

A few days back I was at a friend’s party. I was introduced to other men at the party and soon they were all talking about the latest cars to hit the market. 560 more words

Bangalore Mirror

A climate science milestone: a successful 10-year forecast!

Summary:  The gridlock might be breaking in the public policy response to climate change. This gridlock has left us unprepared for even the inevitable repeat of past extreme weather — let alone what new challenges the future will hold for us. 1,744 more words

Science & Nature

US forecast models have been pretty terrible during Hurricane Irma

Enlarge (credit: Weather Bell) We have written a fair amount at Ars recently about the superiority of the European forecast model, suggesting to readers that they focus on the ensemble runs of this system to get a good handle on track forecasts for Hurricane Irma. 11 more words

Irma might defeat the skeptics and end the climate wars

Houston is under water after the impact of Harvey, a category 4 hurricane. Irma, a Cat 5, might brush by or even hit Miami. Such moments are ideal for… 2,472 more words

Science & Nature

Book of the Week #6 - 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot

Introduction

I’ve started to try to actively learn from books rather than just read them. I’m posting my book summaries online to keep myself accountable to my “book a week” goal and hopefully to encourage others to read more too. 386 more words

Book

Book of the Week #5

Introduction

I’ve started to try to actively learn from books rather than just read them. I’m posting my book summaries online to keep myself accountable to my “book a week” goal and hopefully to encourage others to read more too. 811 more words

Book

The IPCC gives us good news about climate change, but we don't listen

Summary: Now that the alarmists have had their day trumpeting the IPCC’s worst case scenario (it’s unlikely and becoming more so), let’s look at their best case scenario (hidden by journalists). 2,097 more words

Science & Nature