Shaun Lovejoy

Climate change: threshold for dangerous warming will likely be crossed between 2027-2042

Published: 21Dec2020

The threshold for dangerous global warming will likely be crossed between 2027 and 2042 – a much narrower window than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s estimate of between now and...

Analyzing extreme weather and climate: a new statistical tool

Published: 23Aug2018

Due to processes occurring over vast ranges of scale, from fast to slow and from small to large, extreme weather and climate events aren’t as rare as scientists have thought – and that could...

New approach to global-warming projections could make regional estimates more precise

Published: 15May2018

A new method for projecting how the temperature will respond to human impacts supports the outlook for substantial global warming throughout this century – but also indicates that, in many regions,...

Harnessing the butterfly effect

Published: 18Aug2015

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather...

Paris Climate Change Conference (Nov.-Dec. 2015)

Published: 27Nov2015

  The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, will be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11.

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