Home computers help scientists assess climate role in UK’s wet winter

Guardian: Citizen scientists can help to solve a critical question raised by England's wettest winter in at least 250 years: was climate change to blame? Spare home computer time lent to researchers at the University of Oxford will allow an intensive modelling effort to determine whether global warming made the deluge more likely. The role of climate change in the downpours, that resulted in at least £1bn of flood damage, has been fiercely debated. The prime minister, David Cameron, told parliament he......

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