Can Climate Models Predict Global Warming’s Direct Effects in Your City?

Nobody lives in the global average climate. Nor are the massive grid cells favored by climate models run on today’s supercomputers as useful as they could be for planning purposes, given that they can encompass 10,000 square kilometers. Now the National Science Foundation (NSF), along with the U.S. Energy and Agriculture departments are teaming up to financially support the development of new computer models aimed at revealing the anticipated effects of climate change at the regional level. [More]


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