Archive for January 22, 2015

Warmer and wetter. But not as wet as I thought.

Posted in Uncategorized on January 22, 2015 by telescoper

I reblogged the original article, so I should also reblog the correction and clarifications…

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The Global Mean Temperature Anomaly compared to the average during the years 1951 to 1980. The data shows that 2014 was the hottest year on record. A link to the data source is shown at the end of this post. The Global Mean Temperature Anomaly compared to the average during the years 1951 to 1980. The data shows that 2014 was the hottest year on record. A link to the data source is shown at the end of this post.

Last week I wrote about how 2014 was warmest year in UK history.

This week two US labs have confirmed that 2014 also appeared to be the warmest year on Earth for many generations.

And looking at the graph above, it’s not hard to see why people – myself included – are alarmed by the trend. Hiatus? What Hiatus?

But on last week’s blog I also got something wrong. I said that

Roughly speaking, every 1 ºC causes…

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