News tagged with climate models

Pinpointing climate change uncertainty

The National Climate Assessment, released recently by the White House, describes a troubling array of climate woes currently affecting the United States—from intense droughts and heat waves to more extreme precipitation ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Environment
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Tagging tiny particles in turbulent clouds

( —Hitching tiny atmospheric particles to cloud formation enables climate models to represent the particles' effects on convective storm systems. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and collaborators ...

dateMay 30, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Unclouding our view of future climate

If we had a second Earth, we could experiment with its atmosphere to see how increased levels of greenhouse gases would change it, without the risks that come with performing such an experiment. Since we don't, scientists ...

dateMay 22, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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