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BP: CO2 reduction efforts futile

Forecasts 25% rise in annual CO2 emissions by 2035 Submitted by Eric Worrall – BP has controversially predicted that the huge rise in energy demand over the next 20 years can only be met with fossil fuels. According to BP; “Rising global demand for energy over the next two decades is at odds with the…

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NOAA touts hurricane season forecast success

Via NOAA press release: Atlantic hurricane season stays quiet as predicted Improved model, new surge forecast products and research projects debuted The Atlantic hurricane season will officially end November 30, and will be remembered as a relatively quiet season as was predicted. Still, the season afforded NOAA scientists with opportunities to produce new forecast products,…

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Great moments in forecasting – UK winter weather to be ‘ very mild, wet and stormy to extremely cold and snowy’

From the University of Sheffield: Winter is coming: British weather set to become more unsettled Britain hit by extremely unsettled winter weather Three all-time high and two all-time low NAO values recorded in the last decade showing huge contrast in conditions Month of December shows biggest variation in weather. British winters are becoming increasingly volatile…