New publication: Evaluating the impacts of new walking and cycling infrastructure on carbon dioxide emissions from motorized travel: A controlled longitudinal study

Posted on 27th May 2014

Christian Brand, Anna Goodman, David Ogilvie Evaluating the impacts of new walking and cycling infrastructure on carbon dioxide emissions from motorized travel: A controlled longitudinal study Applied Energy 128 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.04.072 Abstract Walking and cycling is widely assumed to substitute for at least some motorized travel and thereby reduce energy use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. […]

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New publication: Record-breaking winters and global climate change

Posted on 27th May 2014

Tim Palmer Record-breaking winters and global climate change Science 23 May 2014: 344 (6186), 803-804. [DOI:10.1126/science.1255147] Intro. Just when it looked like spring was arriving this year, the U.S. Midwest slipped back into winter, and Detroit recorded its snowiest season ever (see the photo). Has global warming gone into reverse, or could human emissions of […]

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New publication: Addressing model error through atmospheric stochastic physical parametrizations: impact on the coupled ECMWF seasonal forecasting system

Posted on 27th May 2014

Antje Weisheimer, Susanna Corti, Tim Palmer, and Frederic Vitart Addressing model error through atmospheric stochastic physical parametrizations: impact on the coupled ECMWF seasonal forecasting system Phil Trans R Soc A 2014 372: 20130290 Abstract The finite resolution of general circulation models of the coupled atmosphere–ocean system and the effects of sub-grid-scale variability present a major […]

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Stochastic modelling and energy-efficient computing for weather and climate prediction

Posted on 27th May 2014

Theme Issue of the Philosophical Transactions A, ‘Stochastic modelling and energy-efficient computing for weather and climate prediction’ organised and edited by Tim Palmer, Peter Düben and Hugh McNamara

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New publication: Assessing equity in national legal frameworks for REDD+: The case of Indonesia

Posted on 13th May 2014

Claudia Ituarte-Limaa, Constance L. McDermott, Mari Mulyani Assessing equity in national legal frameworks for REDD+: The case of Indonesia Environmental Science & Policy http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2014.04.003 Abstract Schemes for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and enhancing carbon stocks (REDD+) have raised concerns about their effects on forest communities and social equity more generally. National legal […]

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