Some recent work that I’ve been involved with, along with media coverage and talks.

Recent Publications

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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. Biogeosciences, 12, 4497-4508, doi:10.5194/bg-12-4497-2015, 2015.

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. Biogeosciences Discuss., 11, 14551-14585, doi:10.5194/bgd-11-14551-2014 (2014)

Uncertainties in the timing of unprecedented climates | E. Hawkins et al. Nature 511, (2014)

Is the 2004–2012 reduction of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation significant? | C. Roberts et al. GRL 41, DOI: 10.1002/2014GL059473 (2014)

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 potential of an observational data set for calibration of a computationally expensive computer model | D. McNeall et al. Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 1715-1728, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-1715-2013 (2013)

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.,  Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2339-2358, doi:10.5194/hess-17-2339-2013 (2013)

Scenario and modelling uncertainty in global mean temperature change derived from emission-driven global climate models | B.B.B. Booth et al., Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 95-108, doi:10.5194/esd-4-95-2013 (2013)


I’m a regular host for the Mostly Weather podcast

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 |, 3rd March 2014


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