AI model shows promise to generate faster, more accurate weather forecasts


I found the University of Washington news on what they have done with their AI model quite interesting. Briefly, weather forecasting is done today via very complex computing models that fully simulate as best as can be managed using the fastest biggest supercomputer available. I’m not kidding, the UK’s Met office announced in Feb this … Read more

New Study: Global Warming is Messing with the Jet Streams

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Freak weather has perhaps always been an aspect of weather, and yet the freakiness of the weather is clearly becoming a tad more common. To be specific droughts, floods and heatwaves are becoming more common. Why is it like this? The answer rests with the behaviour of the jet streams. Circling the globe are rivers … Read more

Will a Warming Arctic lead to more winter storms?

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A new study published within Nature Communications on 13th March shows that there appears to be a robust relationship between a warming Arctic and more severe winter weather further south. Warm Arctic episodes linked with increased frequency of extreme winter weather in the United States Weather is variable and that is driven by both forced … Read more

Weekly Weird Religious News – 17th Sep 2017

I’m quite happy for people to believe whatever they wish to believe, and to practise that. If however such beliefs are promoted into the public square, and I am faced with demands that I should conform to these beliefs, then the gloves are off and I will happily mock the promoted silliness and encourage others … Read more