Some recent work that I’ve been involved with, along with media coverage and talks.
(Discussion paper) Improving climate model accuracy by exploring parameter space with an O(105) member ensemble and emulator. S. Li et al. Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2018-198, in review, 2018.
How much CO2 at 1.5 and 2 degrees? R.A. Betts & D. McNeall, Nature Climate Change 8 (7), 546, 2018
Predicting the targeting of tail-anchored proteins to subcellular compartments in mammalian cells | J. Costello et al. Journal of Cell Science,
(Final Published paper) The impact of structural error on parameter constraint in a climate model | D. McNeall et al. Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 917-935, 2016
(Discussion paper) The impact of structural error on parameter constraint in a climate model | D. McNeall et al. Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., doi:10.5194/esd-2016-17, in review, 2016
The mechanisms of North Atlantic CO2 uptake in a large Earth System Model ensemble | P. Halloran et al.
Graphics: scrap rainbow colour scales | E.Hawkins et al. Nature, 519, 291 (2015)
Quantifying the likelihood of a continued hiatus in global warming | C.D. Roberts et al. Nature Climate Change, DOI:10.1038/nclimate2531 (2015)
(Discussion paper) The mechanisms of North Atlantic CO2 uptake in a large Earth System Model ensemble | P. Halloran et al.
Internal variability of Earth’s energy budget simulated by CMIP5 climate models | M.Palmer & D.McNeall Environ. Res. Lett. 9 034016 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/3/034016 (2014)
Pause for thought | E. Hawkins et al. Nature Climate Change 4, 154–156 doi:10.1038/nclimate2150 (2014)
The importance of population, climate change and CO2 plant physiological forcing in determining future global water stress | A.Wiltshire et al. Global Environmental Change 23, 5, DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.06.005 (2013)
The impact of climate mitigation on projections of future drought | Taylor et al.,
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I was an academic consultant to BBC documentary Climate Change By Numbers, aired March 2nd 2015
Burst of warming may end lull in rising temperatures | New Scientist, 23rd February 2015
Surface warming ‘hiatus’ could stick around another five years, say scientists | Carbon Brief, 23rd February 2015
Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise in disasters | The Guardian, 21st July 2014
Climate scientists tell us why it’s “utterly, utterly normal” to have a paper rejected | Carbon Brief, 9th July 2014
Overconfident predictions risk damaging trust in climate science, prominent scientists warn | Carbon Brief, 2nd July 2014
Atlantic current strength declines Nature News | 13th May 2014
Earth has a fever, but the heat is sloshing into the oceans | Climate Consensus – the 97% (Guardian hosted blog) 3rd April 2014
Ocean heat content is a better measure of climate change than surface temperature | Environmental Research Web, 21st March 2014
Climate scientists want to interact more directly with the public | Phys.org, 3rd March 2014