40/40 Vision: Richard Somerville - Can Climate Models Be Trusted?

5/2/2001; 59 minutes

As we enter a new millennium, we have committed our children and grandchildren to a world of rising sea level, melting ice caps, and disrupted weather patterns. Are the computer models that tell this story reliable? How strong is the evidence for the scenarios they produce? How should policy makers and the public react to climate model forecasts? Join renowned meteorologist Richard Somerville as he presents a comprehensive overview of the climate change issue, ranging from the newest research results to the ongoing diplomatic and political debates sparked by climate science. (#5378)

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