Climate models

Can we correct climate models to better predict record weather?

Through Adam vaughan Flooding in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany on July 15 FERDINAND MERZBACH / NEWS5 / AFP via Getty Images Record-breaking climate events, such as Canada’s highest temperature on record, surpassed by nearly 5 ° C last month, will be increasingly likely over the next few decades, new research suggests. It comes as the ability […]

Climate models

Climate models have predicted extreme weather fluctuations. Can the damage be reversed?

William Brangham: Scientists have linked extreme weather fluctuations, from heat waves to torrential rains, to climate change, and these extremes are not limited to Europe. Last month, ground temperatures in the Arctic Circle reached over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Much of the western United States is suffering from severe drought, which has provided tinder ready for […]

Climate models

North American heatwave broke records

Climatologists have been shocked by recent deadly heat waves in western Canada and the northwestern United States, which have exceeded all global heating forecasts Climate scientists have warned that the world is already experiencing episodes of extreme heat that are only expected to occur on a much hotter planet. The extraordinary heat that engulfed northwestern […]