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The dodgiest of dossiers – Dr Vincent Gauci reacts to Daily Express

December 15, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Climate analysis, News, Politics

Further to David Humphrey’s post  “Is Global Warming Natural?”, Dr Vincent Gauci also offers reaction to today’s Express article…   “The Express’ lead story reports on the dodgiest of dossiers produced by the European Foundation.  Records show that there are big natural changes over a range of time scales that are closely related to observable [...]

Is global warming natural?

December 15, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Climate analysis, News, Policy, Politics

Today’s Daily Express gives 100 reasons why global warming is natural. One of our scientists offers his own view: Dr David Humphreys says: “First, it is necessary to differentiate between climate and weather. Even if the world’s climatic system was completely stable with no increase or decrease over time in the mean global temperature, there [...]

French COP15 analysis tool developed with Open University expertise

December 9, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Climate analysis, News

The Open University has taken a role in helping French officials assess climate negotiations and decisions at the COP-15 climate change conference.   The SynsCop15 programme, which was initiated by the French Ministry of Environment through the GICC programme (managing climate change impacts), brings together three modelling systems which analyse climate policy, technology and energy [...]

Expert comment on warmest decade – recent data is not enough

December 9, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Climate analysis, Expert Comment, News

The first decade of this century has been by far the warmest decade on the instrumental record according to the Met Office. New figures released in Copenhagen show that, despite 1998 being the warmest individual year, the last ten years have clearly been the warmest period in the 160-year record of global surface temperature maintained jointly [...]