Author Archives: Clive Best

About Clive Best

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

Monitoring UK Electricity Generation

I have been monitoring the UK power generation for about 5 years using Elexon 1 hour snapshots . On June 1st Elexon introduced their equivalent power monitoring system and stopped supporting the snapshot data interface that I have been using … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Energy, nuclear, renewables, wind farms | 2 Comments

Global temperature update for April 2024

The monthly global temperature anomaly using a baseline of 1961-1990 shows a small drop from it’s peak value of 1.6C in September 2023 to 1.21C. This is probably due to  a decline in the strong El Nino as shown below … Continue reading

Posted in AGW, climate science, Hadley, UK Met Office | 2 Comments

Will Fusion or Fission power the world?

Civilisation needs a long term reliable power source if it is to avoid eventual collapse. Renewable energy cannot achieve this because a) it is inherently unreliable and requires gas backup,  b) lasts less than 20 years yet requires huge areas … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, nuclear, renewables | 15 Comments