The Past and Future of Climate Models: Conversations with Warren Washington and Geeta Persad

46 minutes

This episode, part of our new season about the often unexpected stories behind climate data, features conversations with two scientists involved in the wide-ranging field of climate modeling, from its origins in the first half of the 20th century all the way to the latest developments and uses of these important tools.

For a full transcript of the episode, please visit our Medium page:
https://medium.com/@ourwarmregards/the-past-and-future-of-climate-models-conversations-with-warren-washington-and-geeta-prasad-39f5045e8a2a

WISCON, the annual feminist science fiction and fantasy conference:
http://wiscon.net/

More on Ramesh’s Mario Bros. analogy:
https://twitter.com/drrambio/status/1011347458557923330?s=21

For more information on our two guests, Dr. Warren Washington and Dr. Geeta Persad, please see the links below:

Dr. Washington’s website:
https://staff.ucar.edu/users/wmw

Dr. Washington’s autobiography, Odyssey in Climate Modeling, Global Warming, and Advising Five Presidents:
http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/154784225

Video Oral History with Dr. Warren Washington by Oregon State University
http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/oh150/washington/

Dr. Geeta Persad’s website:
https://www.ggpersad.com

The publication mentioned by Dr. Persad on the different effects of emitting identical aerosols in different parts of the world:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05838-6

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