The Tragedy of QBO

Trying to understand QBO may lead to madness, if the plights of Richard Lindzen (Macbeth) and Timothy Dunkerton (Hamlet) are any indication. It was first Lindzen — the primary theorist behind QBO — in his quest for scientific notoriety that led to lofty pretentiousness and eventually bad blood with his colleagues. Now it’s the Lindzen-acolyte Dunketon’s turn, avenging his “uncle” with troubling behavior

https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2022/02/06/dunkerton-offensive-tweet-nwra-ams/

The behavior of QBO is yet to be explained, but it may be simpler than imagined by Lindzen and Dunkerton

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