Author Archives: Clive Best

How does temperature depend on CO2?

Robert Rohde has produced a very nice animation of global temperatures as a function of CO2 levels in the atmosphere. Of course it is designed for public relations purposes in order to show increasing CO2 causes warming.  He even uses … Continue reading

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2018 Temperature Comparisons

The US Government shutdown delayed the release of the December GHCN station data. This also, perhaps surprisingly, also delayed the the Met Office/CRU results. So just how independent are they one from each other? Here is a comparison of the … Continue reading

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Zeke’s Wonder Plot

Zeke Hausfather who works for Carbon Brief and Berkeley Earth has produced a plot which shows almost perfect agreement between CMIP5 model projections and global temperature data. This is based on RCP4.5 models and a baseline of 1981-2010. First here … Continue reading

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