Tag Archives: Piers Corbyn

FoS CliSci Summary

Climate Science Newsletter Crowd sourcing A unique effort to assemble a large number of paleo-temperature graphs on all time scales was made earlier on the WUWT Paleoclimate Reference Page and is now continuing with a recent posting (March 30th). ————————— … Continue reading

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It’s snowing, and it really feels like the start of a mini ice age – London Mayor Boris Johnson

Image Credit: Climate4You.com From The Telegraph – By London Mayor Boris Johnson “The Sun is god!” cried JMW Turner as he died, and plenty of other people have thought there was much in his analysis. The Aztecs agreed, and so … Continue reading

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Willis on why Piers Corbyn claims such a high success rate

(elevated from a comment on the Putting Piers Corbyn to the test thread ) Willis Eschenbach says: Submitted on 2012/07/15 at 9:26 am Martin Gordon says: July 15, 2012 at 5:31 am I note that Piers is declaring this period … Continue reading

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Putting Piers Corbyn to the test

I’ve been given a link in email today to a public forecast page for July by weather prognosticator Piers Corbyn, which you can investigate in full yourself here. I find his web pages and forecasts hard to read, and even … Continue reading

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BBC’s Roger Harrabin responds

After the revelation: The Met office and the BBC- caught cold that the Met office had issued a forecast to the UK Cabinet office, and that forecast didn’t contain much of anything useful, the least of which was any solid prediction … Continue reading

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Another guy with a laptop outforecasts the Met Office

Piers Corbyn, while seemingly a bit eccentric, has the distinction of being the only man to have this headline: The man who repeatedly beats the Met Office at its own game Armed only with a laptop, huge quantities of publicly … Continue reading

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The Met Office ‘secret’ prediction and the political implications

Guest Post by Barry Woods In The Telegraph (UK newspaper), it was reported that Roger Harrabin, an environment analyst at the BBC, told the Radio Times: “The trouble is that we simply don’t know how much to trust the Met … Continue reading

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The Met Office Bullhockey

We all know they are caught up in the warming meme, but the Met Office in the UK is now trying to spin the idea that they had truly forecasted a cold and snowy winter, but they just didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Piers Corbyn goes global cooling

Piers Corbyn showed up on Fox and Friends this morning to discuss his most accurate prediction of a bone-chillingly cold winter, and throw some ad hominem attacks towards the global warming “cultists”.  Many comments in the blizzard stories on WUWT … Continue reading

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Red Faces At The Met Office

From the GWPF, here’s a collection of articles that are collectively ripping the Met Office a “new one”. And, it is easy to see why. Here’s the Met Office supercomputer enhanced model output forecast from October 2010: The map and … Continue reading

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The Mayor of London gives props to skeptic Piers Corbyn

George Monbiot probably burst a blood vessel when he read this. Congratulations to Piers, who doesn’t need a teraflop class supercomputer to render a forecast. This passage tells the story: I have not a clue whether his methods are sound … Continue reading

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