Monthly Archives: December 2018

Later Wet Seasons with More Intense Rainfall over Africa under Future Climate Change

By Caroline Dunning Rainfall is projected to change as the planet warms in response to rising concentrations of atmospheric greenhouse gases. New research indicates future changes in the timing and characteristics of the rainy seasons over Africa with important implications … Continue reading

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Weather, Climate and Energy

By David Brayshaw  A secure, reliable and relatively affordable electricity supply is an essential part of modern life in many parts of the world.  When charging an iPad, for example, one expects that power will be available at the flick … Continue reading

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Steps To Make Sea Ice Projections More Robust

By David Schroeder Climate model projections are our best approach to make predictions about future sea ice in both hemispheres for the whole 21st century. Given the large spread between individual model projections and distinct discrepancies between model results and … Continue reading

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