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In an era of unwelcome climate records Hurricane Harvey won’t be the last

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Residents are evacuated during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

From the US to India and China, human impact on the climate is likely to have made droughts and storms more severe – and the trend is only set to continue

August 30, 2017 — The 17tn US gallons of rain (roughly 26m Olympic swimming pools) dumped on Texas by Hurricane Harvey has set a new high for a tropical system in the US, but it is unlikely to Continue reading In an era of unwelcome climate records Hurricane Harvey won’t be the last

Climate change, chaos and inexact computing

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Photograph: Valeriy Novikov/Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute public lecture by Tim Palmer of Oxford University

May 5, 2016 — The May 2016 Perimeter Institute public lecture is this evening. Tim Palmer of Oxford University will take about climate change, and the computational techniques used to evaluate the predictability and dynamics of weather and climate. The lecture Continue reading Climate change, chaos and inexact computing