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The CRESCENDO project, led by Prof Colin Jones from the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) and the University of Leeds facilitates a coordinated European contribution to the 6th Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6) where the climate research community compares a range of International Earth System Models using common sets of experimental protocols, to improve our knowledge of the Earth’s climate processes and provide the best possible future projections to governments and decision-makers.
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This project is completed but I am now working on a sister project also funded by BEIS (UK Government’s Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy). We analysed some of the key research questions related to the implementation of the UN Paris Climate Agreement of 2015 and made a major UK contribution to the IPCC 1.5C Special Report.
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HELIX is an EU-funded collaborative research project assessing the potential impacts of climate change. Scientists from 16 organisations worldwide have worked together to develop a number of future scenarios of the natural and human world as a consequence of 1.5°C, 2°C, 4°C and 6°C global warming.
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