Global Warming’s Worst-Case Projections Look Increasingly Likely

But an emerging challenge is that the climate is changing faster than the models are improving, as real-world events occur that the models didn’t predict. Notably, Arctic sea ice is melting more rapidly than the models can explain, suggesting that the simulations aren’t fully capturing certain processes.

“We’re increasingly shifting from a mode of predicting what’s going to happen to a mode of trying to explain what happened,” Caldeira says.

via Global Warming’s Worst-Case Projections Look Increasingly Likely – MIT Technology Review

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