Author Archives: Clive Best

About Clive Best

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

Homogenisation of temperature data

How accurate is the pair-wise homogenisation algorithm applied to GHCN land temperature measurements and the instrumentation corrections made to sea surface temperatures? Long term station measurements are affected  by a station’s physical relocation, by environmental changes (urban development)  and by … Continue reading

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Steven Koonin v Andrew Desler

I have just read the book “Unsettled” by Steven Koonin a Caltech Physicist who has a long academic, industrial and political career. Of course he agrees that CO2 emissions have a warming effect, but he argues that many of the … Continue reading

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2021 finishes as 4th Warmest year

The Average temperature anomaly for 2021 was O.80 C above the 1961-1990 average. This is cooler than recent years probably due to La Nina. The warmest year overall was 2020 reaching 0.90 C. These calculations (spherical triangulation) are now based … Continue reading

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