Statistics help clear fog for better climate change picture?

Not really. It would take reliable data for the most important variables in an appropriate model — this is not likely to be developed anytime soon.

From Nanowerk News:

“Statistics is an important tool in sorting through information on how human activities are affecting the climate system, as well as how climate change affects natural and human systems, according to a Penn State statistician.

Murali Haran”One key aspect of climate change is risk,” said Murali Haran, associate professor of statistics. “Without the language of statistics and probability, you can’t talk about risk.”

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