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Jaime Jessop
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Animal lover and habitual sceptic/non-conformist/free-thinker.
Animal lover and habitual sceptic/non-conformist/free-thinker.

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What did El Nino 2015 Contribute to the 'Hottest Year Ever'?
There's been quite a lot excitement in the media and on Twitter following announcements by NASA and the Met Office that 2015 was the hottest year ever recorded 'by some measure'. In particular, the debate has centred around how much El Nino contributed to t...

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Final Word on the 'Unprecedented' Rainfall of December 2015
So, it's official, December 2015 was the 'wettest ever' [smallprint: 'in the UK record going back to 1910']. Much fanfare at the Met Office, Guardian, Indie etc., blah, blah, blah. It beat 1929 to the top spot and 'though El Nino undoubtedly played a part, ...

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Betting on 2016
Mark Boslough recently issued a  'challenge'  to 'deniers' to bet against him that 2016 would not be a record breaking year in the GISS dataset, hotter even than 2015, the current 'hottest year ever'. He seems to think that this single event will confirm th...

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More on the 'Unprecedented' Rainfall Causing UK Floooding
In response to me linking to my  latest  blog post on Twitter, BBC weatherman and meteorologist  Simon King  pointed me to this graph of UK annual rainfall  since 1910 which shows a significant increase in trend since 1980 - a point which he made when being...

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Flooding in the NW - Is December's Rainfall 'Unprecedented'?
Unprecedented flooding, unprecedented river levels, even - according to Liz Truss, unprecedented rainfall. I thought I would take a look at the HadUKP data to see if the hype from the politicians matches up to reality. Short answer: not really. Firstly, let...

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Did Climate Change (TM) Cause the UK Floods? [Pt. 2]
Here we go again. Another wet UK winter, another round of attempts by politicians and activist scientists to capitalise upon winter flooding to advance their global warming agenda - in the case of politicians, to justify their need to impose swingeing taxat...

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Walker Lecture - Sir David King Warns of Coming European Heatwaves Using Graph Ending 2003
Ed Hawkins tweeted about Sir David King's talk at the University of Reading Walker Lecture yesterday. David King ,
if you are unaware is the UK's Special Representative for Climate
Change, appointed by the Foreign Secretary in September 2013. He was
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