Are extreme weather events going to increase?

23 August 2012

Portrait of Professor Tim Palmer

with Professor Tim Palmer
Royal Society Research Professor in Climate Physics

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowProfessor Palmer was Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Modelling and Predicting Climate.Tim's DPhil was in general relativity theory (from Oxford in the mid 1970s) after which Ihe moved into the field of ...

Current predictions are that intense weather events will become more intense with severe winter storms and more hurricanes. Tim Palmer explains why better climate models are needed to be able to better predict the occurance of extreme weather.