Oh no, not this Kilimanjaro ice rubbish again!

Gore started this. Note to journalists everywhere: IT’S THE EVAPOTRANSPIRATION STUPID! See this article to understand why linking Kilimanjaro glacier retreat to small changes in global temperature is just flat wrong. The plains around Kilimanjaro have gone through years of deforestation. Less trees > less evapotranspiration > less snow. Don’t believe me? Here’s news of…

HadCRUT watch

Normally we see the HadCRUT monthly temperature data released by about the 20th of each month. It is now November 2nd, and the data has not yet been published. I can’t recall them ever being two weeks late. HadCRUT (Hadley Climate Research Unit Temperature, UK) HadCRUT3 anomaly data which can be found here description of the HadCRUT3…