Author Archives: Clive Best

About Clive Best

PhD High Energy Physics Worked at CERN, Rutherford Lab, JET, JRC, OSVision

Nights warm faster than days.

When we are told that temperatures have risen by 1.2C since  pre-industrial times, most of us assume this simple means that daytime temperatures are increasing. So summers are getting hotter and droughts are getting more extreme, but this is not … Continue reading

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Global Temperature update

The latest HadSST4 data release allows me to calculate global temperatures up to March 2022 based on spherical triangulation. HadSST4 results in higher temperatures compared to HadSST3 relative to the baseline of 1961-1990. I combine this with GHCN-V4C station data. … Continue reading

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Wind Lulls

The installed capacity of  UK Wind farms is currently 25GW.  The business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng proposes to at least double that number, but there is a basic problem which seemingly everyone overlooks – Wind Lulls. Sometimes high pressure sits over … Continue reading

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