Author Archives: Clive Best

2020 global temperature equals that of 2016

The global temperature for 2020 was 0.88C equaling that in 2016 based on GHCN-V4C (homogenised) and HadSST3. The V4U (uncorrected) result is 0.82C for 2020 making it slightly cooler than 2016. These are based on the Spherical Triangulation technique described … Continue reading

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Nights warm faster than days

The world has warmed on land by up to 1.5 C since pre-industrial times, but what does that really mean? Most people assume it means extreme temperaturesĀ  are increasing. However that is not the full story. The daily change in … Continue reading

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Is the NHS overwhelmed?

The government’sĀ  mantra to justify tough lockdowns has been the need to save the NHS from being overwhelmed with Covid cases. The actual number of COVID hospital cases is tracked on the government’s dashboard, and the last update was from … Continue reading

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