This is an article by our Science Coordinator, Dr Friederike Otto, about the science behind attributing extreme weather events to climate change.
Disentangling the impact of land use on climate change with Big Data There’s a funded PhD available at the University of Exeter, working with Prof Peter Cox and Dr Margriet Groenendijk. Application deadline: 13th February 2015
I’m pleased to let you know that the website is now up and running again, after being down over Christmas. Sorry if this caused any inconvenience. From everyone in the CPDN team, we hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year!
As 2014 comes to a close, Europe is virtually certain to lock in its hottest year in more than 500 years, and according to research by three independent teams of climate scientists, including climateprediction.net, the record can be closely attributed to climate change.
A paper detailing the model development, experimental setup and validation of the weather@home project has been published in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. The paper is open access and is available to read here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qj.2455/abstract