Guardian Headline – Low targets, goals dropped: Copenhagen ends in failure

When the Guardian, that champion of everything “green” says it, you know it was a failure. Excerpt: The UN climate summit reached a weak outline of a global agreement last night in Copenhagen, falling far short of what Britain and many poor countries were seeking and leaving months of tough negotiations to come. After eight…

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Deja Vu from the Met Office?

While England basks in a winter wonderland, with more on the way, and bookmakers are now slashing odds on a white Christmas (The Times reports “The odds on a White Christmas fell to match the lowest price ever offered at 6/4 today”.),  it seems like a good time to review the Met Office forecast for…

Analysis of Met Office data back to mid 1800's

John Graham-Cumming has posted an interesting analysis, he could benefit from some reader input at his blog. See here and below: http://www.jgc.org/blog/ Adjusting for coverage bias and smoothing the Met Office data As I’ve worked through Uncertainty estimates in regional and global observed temperature changes: a new dataset from 1850 to reproduce the work done…