Month: August 2019

Greta Thunberg: We need a ‘concrete plan’ for climate action, not nice words

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Unprecedented pressure exerted by young activists will push world leaders to address the unfolding climate crisis, even with a recalcitrant U.S. under Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg told the Guardian. Thunberg, the teenager whose school climate strikes […]

NASA: We Can’t Model Clouds, So Climate Models Are 100 Times Less Accurate Than Needed For Projections

NASA has conceded that climate models lack the precision required to make climate projections due to the inability to accurately model clouds.  Clouds have the capacity to dramatically influence climate changes in both radiative longwave (the “greenhouse effect”) and shortwave. Cloud cover domination in longwave radiation In the longwave, clouds thoroughly dwarf the CO2 climate […]