Global computing project negates the weatherman

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Joining an online project to predict the future of the earth's climate is within the reach of anyone with a PC according to Dr Myles Allen. Dr Allen heads up the Casion-21 Climate Simulation project which is registering support now.

Users will be asked to sacrifice spare computing time when connected to the Internet that will help calculate some of the enormously complicated calculations needed to predict this multifarious phenomenon.

The project is reminiscent of the hugely successful SETI@Home scheme designed to detect extraterrestrial life and the project by which contributors help break commercial-strength encryption by brute force.