On Monday 16 March 2020, in the context of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 epidemic, Cerfacs decided to reorganize its activities by implementing a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and deploying teleworking facilities for all its employees.
All staff members thus continue to carry out their full mission.Read more
The extent of the recent wildfires in Australia significantly exceeded the projections of any member of the multi-model CMIP archive. This highlights how current multi-model ensembles may be under-representing the risks of natural disasters under climate change. Limited coupled system process representation in most models coupled with a lack of parameter uncertainty exploration means that some risks are not explored by the existing international multi-model framework. This calls for a reassessment of how to focus climate model development on providing robust risk quantification for those impacts which most directly affect society.
Sanderson, B.M., Fisher, R.A. A fiery wake-up call for climate science. Nat. Clim. Chang. (2020)
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