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January 20, 2009

Global Warming Supercomputer Creates Global Warming

Nick Farrell

Red faced weather men have admitted that the new supercomputer, which will become operational later this year, will emit 14,400 tonnes of CO2 a year. The Met Office is buying an IBM supercomputer which is projected to become the second most powerful system in the UK and within the top 20 most powerful systems worldwide. It should be capable of a peak performance of 125 trillion floating point operations per second. By 2011 it will have a peak performance approaching 1 PetaFlop.

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