James Murphy

Articles by James Murphy

22 April 2008

The uncertainty in climate modeling

Claudia TebaldiGavin SchmidtJames MurphyLeonard A. Smith

Simulating the global ecosystem is complex, potentially involving infinite variables that describe and relate nature's chemical, physical, and biological processes.

22 April 2008

Climate prediction works well for some variables and poorly for others

When deciding what type of information to give users, climate scientists need to be discerning. For example, in the forthcoming U.K.

31 January 2008

Probabilities aren't so scary

Policy makers and planners now accept the reality of man-made climate change and are turning their thoughts toward adaptation. Should they make their decisions now, or wait to see if better climate models can provide more precise information?