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Leonard Smith - Climate Change

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About the author, department and centre

Personal webpage:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/CATS/Whos%20Who/Lenny%20Home%20Page.aspx

Statistics Department:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/statistics/home.aspx

Centre for the Analysis of Time Series:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/CATS/Home.aspx

Relevant research

K Judd & LA Smith (2004) Indistinguishable States II: The Imperfect Model Scenario. Physica D 196: 224-242. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22175/

LA Smith, (2002) What Might We Learn from Climate Forecasts? Proc. National Acad. Sci. USA 4 (99): 2487-2492. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/16905/

DA Stainforth, et al (2005) Uncertainty in the Predictions of the Climate Response to Rising Levels of Greenhouse Gases Nature 433 (7024): 403-406. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/16922/

DA Stainforth, MR Allen, ER Tredger & LA Smith (2007) Confidence, uncertainty and decision-support relevance in climate predictions, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 365, 2145-2161.  http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22222/

Evidence of impact

Impact on public policy and services: Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.). 2007. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar4/wg1/ar4_wg1_full_report.pdf

Professor Leonard Smith quoted in analysis by Pallab Ghosh, BBC News, 18 June 2009. http://www.lse.ac.uk/CATS/Media/Scans/Smith_BBCnew_2009.pdf

Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution. (2010) Adapting Institutions to Climate Change, Twenty-eighth report. David Stainforth is acknowledged in the report as a key contributor.  https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/238460/7843.pdf  http://www.rcep.org.uk/reports/28-adaptation/documents/adaptation_final_report.pdf

HMT. (2010) The Stern Review. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/sternreview_index.htm

International reach: Harvard Climate Extremes Report (Baker Committee Report for the CIA, 2011-2013) http://environment.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/climate_extremes_report_2012-12-04.pdf

Are climate scientists overselling their models? New Scientist, 4 December 2008. http://www.lse.ac.uk/CATS/Media/NewScientist_Smith_Dec2008.pdf.

Other sources

Additional sources of evidence can be found at: http://www.lse.ac.uk/CATS/Media/Publicity,%20Media%20and%20Outreach.aspx

Video and audio

Leonard Smith and Erica Thompson contributed to the making of the BBC broadcast called 'Climate Change by Numbers' - see http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2015/09/climate-change-by-numbers

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