Saturday, July 2, 2022
HomeClimate411Of Warm Poles and Cold Tropics

Of Warm Poles and Cold Tropics

-

Why are the poles warm and the tropics cold, and compared to what? An equivalent question is: what determines the difference in temperature between tropics and poles, and can we understand why that difference has the magnitude it has on the real planet Earth? Just for the record, there is not a single climate simulation model that tells us what that difference should be, let alone why its magnitude is what it is; it is one of the boundary conditions at the start of a climate ‘run’.

- Advertisment -

Related Articles

Supreme Court Issues Pro-Science & Democracy Ruling on CO2: Morano: ‘One Small Step for Climate Sanity, One Giant Leap for Democracy’

The decision is a very welcome reaffirmation of the Constitutional rights of citizens of the United State

The New Pause Lengthens to 7 Years 10 Months

and it has lengthened from 7 years 7 months to the end of April 2022. To the end of June 2022, the New Pause...

Thermodynamics of the Climate System

The climate system comprises the fluid envelopes of Earth: the atmosphere, oceans, and cryosphere. Those constituents, along with the evolving surface properties of the...