Using advanced Earth system models to deliver reliable estimates of future global change Human activity, notably the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2), is changing the climate. Presently, only ~50% of emitted CO2 remains in the atmosphere causing the climate to warm. The remaining 50% is absorbed by the Earth’s natural carbon sinks, on land and […]
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By Stefan Lange (PIK) and Colin Jones (UNIVLEEDS), June 2019. CRESCENDO contributed to the annual cross-sectoral workshop of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP, www.isimip.org) which took place in Paris on 4-7 June 2019. While the first two days of the workshop focused on ISIMIP-specific topics including recent and planned studies on impact model evaluation and […]
To increase public understanding around the science of climate and Earth system change, the NERC/Met Office funded UKESM project, along with UK scientists from the EU-funded CRESCENDO project, participated in the recent Blue Dot Music and Science Festival, held at Jodrell Bank Observatory, July 18 to 21 2019. (https://www.discoverthebluedot.com/home). The festival attracted tens of thousands […]
ScienceBrief recently published a new analysis of the impacts of climate change on wildfires. The CRESCENDO project is one of the funders for ScienceBrief. Over 115 papers were collated under the Brief “climate change increases the risk of wildfires”, collectively showing strong consensus. This updated ScienceBrief Review focuses on articles relevant to ongoing fires in the western United […]