We’ll cross the global warming threshold in 6-21 years

We'll likely cross the threshold for dangerous global warming between 2027 and 2042, a new approach to climate modeling indicates.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Dec. 23, 2020 ~5 min

Avalanches inspire tool to predict ‘black swan’ events

By looking systems in which things suddenly go very wrong, researchers created a tool that could help predict the next gigantic global disaster.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford • futurity
Aug. 6, 2020 ~7 min

Avalanches inspire tool to predict ‘black swan’ events

Looking at systems where things go very wrong suddenly, researchers have created a tool that could help predict the next gigantic global disaster.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford • futurity
Aug. 6, 2020 ~7 min

AI methods make COVID-19 forecasting more local

Inspired by artificial intelligence techniques, researchers have developed a new COVID-19 forecasting tool that could give more accurate local info.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
Aug. 6, 2020 ~7 min

Machine learning could improve hurricane prediction

Machine learning could improve forecasts for hurricanes. The method could help save lives by giving people earlier warnings about severe storms.

Matt Swayne-Penn State • futurity
Aug. 4, 2020 ~7 min

Why is the stock market doing well during COVID-19?

Why did the stock market rise when COVID-19 cases were spreading in the US? The gains may not be as illogical as they seemed, new research finds.

Yale • futurity
June 16, 2020 ~8 min

With so many COVID-19 models, which is best?

Policymakers need to use data to guide their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new process brings together many models to give them the best info.

Gail McCormick-Penn State • futurity
May 8, 2020 ~8 min

Economic forecaster gauges our post-pandemic future

Economic forecaster Rajeev Dhawhan offers his perspective on the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and how he thinks the next few months could play out.

Jennifer Rainey Marquez-Georgia State • futurity
May 7, 2020 ~10 min

Recent climate models may overestimate future warming

Some newer climate change models may overestimate how much the temperature will increase in the future, researchers report.

Jim Erickson-Michigan • futurity
May 5, 2020 ~7 min

Did 90,000 Americans have COVID-19 in early March?

A new COVID-19 model shows how many people over 65 with underlying conditions could be hospitalized. It also digs into underreporting of the pandemic.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
May 4, 2020 ~6 min

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