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Stuff: Climate scientists struggle against butterfly effect

Peter Griffin posted in on December 15th, 2010.

Michael Field writes for Stuff about NIWA’s quarterly seasonal climate outlook, and why accurately forecasting weather out past 16 days is difficult for even the fastest weather super-computers. However, while scientists can only predict 50% of weather three months out, NIWA’s James Renwick believes it could be possible to improve that figure. An excerpt: (read […]

NZ Herald:Global warming debate heats up

Peter Griffin posted in on April 12th, 2010.

Philip Duncan writes in the New Zealand Herald about a New York Times article which found that climate change/global warming scepticism is not unusual amongst television weather forecasters, despite many of them having meteorology degrees. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The New York Times article says that researchers at George Mason University and the […]

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