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supercomputers and space-based laser to help predict extreme weather events

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supercomputers and space-based laser to help predict extreme weather events

the european space agency’s aeolus satellite will observe wind speeds from space. credit:  esafrom droughts and forest fires to floods and big freezes, extreme weather events are on the rise. but to what extent are these linked to climate change? just months before the world's first wind monitoring satellite enters orbit, scientists have finalised a climate model with exceptional resolution, and the new tools will help identify how climate change impacts weather-related natural disasters like storm surges, hurricanes and heatwaves. to quantify the likelihood of dangerous weather events taking place, dr. peter stott from the met office – the uk's national weather service – has helped code a computer model that charts out the earth...