And the Nobel Prize in Physics goes to…climate researchers? It’s complicated.

The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three scientists who have delved into the intricacies of climate, Giorgio Parisi of Italy, Klaus Hasselmann of Germany, and Syukuro Manabe of the US. Wait…is that physics? Well, yes. Physics and math and meteorology and chemistry and fluid mechanics and biology and computer science and just about every other branch of science you can think of. And that’s the point: Climate is complicated. Complicated in terms of what factors make