News tagged with climate simulation

One in ten will live in climate hotspots by 2100

One out of 10 people on Earth is likely to live in a climate impact hotspot by the end of this century, if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated. Many more are put at risk in a worst-case scenario of the combined impacts ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Environment
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Thriving tundra bushes add fuel to Northern thaw

( —Carbon-gobbling plants are normally allies in the fight to slow climate change, but in the frozen north, the effects of thriving vegetation may actually push temperatures higher. In a series of climate simulations ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Environment
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More haste, less waste

Like a sleek, modern sports car, a climate model has a complex computer engine running underneath. As the demand grows for the models to produce faster simulations with more details, the computer engine takes up more time ...

dateOct 28, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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