Forecasting Seasonal Climate: Can We Beat a Coin-toss – Science Express

How do we make a seasonal climate forecast for a place like New Zealand? What’s predictable and what’s not?

 

Is the weather getting more extreme and harder to predict? Atmospheric scientist James Renwick takes you under the bonnet of the climate system.

Recorded in April 2010 as part of Te Papa’s Science Express programme.

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