One of the most interesting things about the MIP ensembles is that the mean of all the models generally has higher skill than any individual model.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all models are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creators with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are a DOI, Runability and Inclusion in the CMIP ensemble mean. Well, not quite. But it is Independence Day in the US, and coincidentally there is a new discussion paper [cite ref=(Abramowitz et al)]10.5194/esd-2018-51[/cite] (direct link) posted on model independence just posted at Earth System Dynamics. …

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