Friday, January 25, 2013

Could this guy be any less convincing?: Drew Purves, the "Nate Silver of carbon [sic]", says some words that are supposed to persuade us to bet our economies on climate models

Explained in 90 Seconds: It's Cold. That Doesn't Mean Global Warming is Fake. | Mother Jones
Our video features Drew Purves, from Microsoft in Cambridge, UK, a statistics whiz specializing in modeling the climate and ecosystems. Think of him as the Nate Silver [the guy who used math to predict a Patriots/Seahawks Super Bowl] of carbon.
Drew Purves - Microsoft Research
I studied ecology at Cambridge University, did a PhD in ecological modelling at the University of York...I am currently the treasurer of the British Ecological Society

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