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 and look at why we believe that emissions of various gases can influence our climate. Continue reading A brief history of early climate science
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’. Continue reading Atlantic multi-decadal 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. Continue reading Communicating climate variability