Climate models

Gavin Schmidt: The problem with climate models? People.

Gavin Schmidt says there is nothing wrong with climate models – in fact, “they did a pretty good job of predicting what happened.” One of the reasons they’re not more specific, he says, is the people. Dr Schmidt is the head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and one of the nation’s top climatologists. […]

Climate models

University of Wyoming researchers modify climate patterns from the air

Wildfire research has become increasingly important in recent years as climate change has made fires more frequent and intense. But smoke from wildfires could have a bigger effect on the climate than previously thought. Wyoming Public Radio’s Ivy Engel spoke with Shane Murphy, a University of Wyoming researcher who has studied the smoke inside plumes. […]