Category Archives: GCM

October temperatures rise 0.18C

October saw a large increase of 0.18C in the global average temperature (anomaly) since September. These results use a spherical triangulation of land (GHCN-V4) and ocean (HadSST3) temperature data with a baseline of 1961-1990. The methodology is described in this … Continue reading

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Carbon Budgets

It started as a nice simple idea: There is a finite amount of Carbon that humanity can burn before the planet warms above 2C. This idea was based on  AR5  Earth Systems Models (ESMs) ‘showing’ that the relationship between global … Continue reading

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Hadcrut4 Update for June 2016

The recent surge in temperature anomalies due to the El Nino event in late 2015 seems to be over. Values have fallen towards  ‘normal’ in June. One recent claim is that the record anomaly in May exceeding 1 deg.C is in line … Continue reading

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