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Weather volatility equates with price volatility in the markets.

Climate change heats up ‘quants’ versus old-school forecast battle

Will algorithms replace the traditional eye-on-the-sky approach to weather forecasting?

Computer scientists are picking a new fight with old-school meteorologists, claiming finally to have cracked the code on weather forecasting at a pivotal, profitable moment for the field, as climate change roils commodities markets and industries. Banks and traders are reporting outsized profits, and losses, on everything from natural gas to grains as severe weather