The 2021 physics Nobel upholds the grim truths of climate science

Posted on AllSides October 5th, 2021
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NIKLAS ELMEHED / NOBEL PRIZE OUTREACH
ANALYSIS

When Syukuro Manabe was working on his PhD at the University of Tokyo, late in the 1950s, he was part of a team that tried to predict rainfall. The team’s methods now seem painstaking and rudimentary: testing air to see how much moisture condensed out of it, and using those measurements to extrapolate the likelihood of future rain.

And if predicting daily weather was hard, modeling the climate seemed even more daunting. You had to get the water cycle right, but you also had to know how the Earth absorbed...

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