Tagged: TED

Gavin Schmidt, supermodeller: the emergent patterns of climate change - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden May 02, 2014

In this new TED talk, Gavin Schmidt, NASA climate modeller and juggler extraordinaire, talks about the climate system, how we use models, how they’re put together, and how the great swirls of earth’s atmosphere emerge from a million lines of Fortran code. It’s a great exposition, and the graphics he calls up in support are […] … Read More

The Quadruple Squeeze - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 01, 2010

Required viewing: Johan Rockström of the Stockholm Resilience Centre talking at TEDGlobal 2010 about the “quadruple squeeze” we’re putting on the planet through overpopulation, climate change, ecosystem loss and the problem of surprises — tipping points in the system. Rockström was lead author on last year’s Nature paper on planetary boundaries and is an interesting [...] … Read More

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