Monthly Archives: August 2010

A brief history of early climate science

Something a little bit different for this post…. After all the recent controversy over hacked emails, IPCC errors and the British public apparently growing more skeptical about climate science and scientists, it is perhaps interesting to take a step back … Continue reading

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Atlantic multi-decadal variability

Observations of Atlantic SSTs show significant multi-decadal variability since 1870 (see red line in figure 2 below), often termed the Atlantic Multi-Decadal Oscillation (AMO), though there is no clear evidence that it is really an ‘oscillation’.

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Communicating climate variability

Update 10/03/11 – Accepted article also online. Comments very welcome. Communicating the differences and links between climate variability and climate change is of growing importance, and I am currently writing an article for “Weather” on this.

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