Tag Archives: Met Office

Messing about with model-obs comparisons

I was just messing about with some model-observation comparisons and just thought I would post some of the results. I don’t claim that I’ve done these properly, so use with care. I will, however, explain what I did, so that … Continue reading

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BBC and the Met Office

It’s very disappointing that the Met Office has lost the contract to provide weather reporting for the BBC. It’s a world-class organisation and it’s hard to see another providing the same level of service. Maybe cheaper, but better seems unlikely. … Continue reading

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Personal attacks on Met Office scientists

I’ve been trying to stay out of the climate wars, but I really can’t resist commenting on this. There’s an interesting Greenpeace article discussing the UK government’s frustration with climate “sceptic” pressure (I added the inverted commas, as they seem … Continue reading

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Andrew Montford on precipitation

Andrew Montford, who runs the Bishop Hill blog has produced a report for the Global Warming Policy Foundation/Forum (GWPF) on precipitation, deluge and flood. It’s the standard kind of message; climate models have failed, we can’t find a trend in … Continue reading

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Come on Andrew, you can get this.

Andrew Montford, an influential climate blogger in the UK, is – once again – suggesting that man made climate change is not clear because, we are unable to demonstrate a statistically significant change in surface temperatures because of the difficulty … Continue reading

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Global warming underestimated

Given that Rachel has published three posts today, I feel that it would be okay to reblog one of them. The video in this post is very interesting and suggests that the supposed “hiatus” (which refers to surface warming only) … Continue reading

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Andrew Montford and the BBC News

Andrew Montford, who writes the Bishop Hill blog is a noted climate science “skeptic”. In the run-up to the release of the IPCC’s AR5 SPM, the BBC had a number of news reports about climate science. One of the reports … Continue reading

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