Questions raised about Met Office claims of a new high temperature record

The Heathrow Temperature Data That The Met Office Tried To Withhold By Paul Homewood   http://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/2015/07/07/on-the-record-observing-a-heatwave/ Readers will recall that when I asked for the temperature data at Heathrow for 1st…

Bye Bye Lima – Roll On Paris

By Paul Homewood h/t Joe Public http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2014/cop20/eng/inf02.pdf What do the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, World Association of Girl Guides, the Solar Energy Industries Association, the Maryknoll Sisters of Dominic, Women…

Has Increased Sunshine Caused UK Warming In The Late 20th Century?

By Paul Homewood The sharp rise in UK temperatures, which effectively began in the 1980’s, is widely known about, but, (and I may be wrong here), has never been satisfactorily…

DECC Forced To Release Data Showing Impact Of Climate Policies On Energy Prices

By Paul Homewood http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/energy/11292367/Green-policies-to-add-up-to-40pc-to-cost-of-household-electricity.html Earlier I posted on the news that Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) tried to cover up official data showing how electricity prices are expected…

Comparing sea ice today to Shackleton’s Ill Fated Voyage – 100 years ago this month

By Paul Homewood 100 years ago last week, Ernest Shackleton was preparing to depart from South Georgia with the Endurance on the Trans-Antarctic Expedition. As is well known, he ended…

China’s New Energy Plan Forecasts Big Rise In CO2 Emissions

By Paul Homewood News from Enerdata that China has published a new Energy Development Strategy Action Plan (2014-2020), presumably following on from the US-China agreement last week. The State Council…

“Warmest Year” Brings Record Harvests For UK

By Paul Homewood From YAHOO News: The UK is on course to experience the warmest and one of the wettest years since records began more than a century ago –…

Violent Tornadoes Are On The Decline In The US

By Paul Homewood http://www.spc.noaa.gov/wcm/#data As we, fortunately, head towards the end of the third quiet tornado year in a row, let’s take a closer look at the intensity of tornadoes…

Arctic Ice and the AMO

By Paul Homewood   David Rose’s piece in the Mail on Sunday has already been picked by WUWT and Bishop Hill, amongst others. But I want to concentrate on one…

Tornado Intensity Index

By Paul Homewood     Is the intensity of tornadoes increasing in the United States, (or, for that matter, falling)? It’s a perennial question. NOAA gives us some clues, with…