10 Things The Archbishop Needs To Know About Climate Change

An Archbishop appeals to a higher authority…who knew it was the IPCC?

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/10732121/Rowan-Williams-warns-of-climate-catastrophe.html

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, in his new capacity as chairman of Christian Aid, has weighed in a subject, that he appears to know precisely zip all about. The Telegraph report:

Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, has attacked Western lifestyles for causing climate change that is “pushing the environment towards crisis”.

Writing in the Telegraph, Dr Williams says that the “appalling” floods and storms that devastated parts of Britain this winter were a demonstration of “what we can expect” in the future.

He also takes a sideswipe at climate change sceptics.

The floods in Britain and weather-related “catastrophes” in the poorest countries on Earth, he insists, are the clearest indications yet that predictions of “accelerated warming of the Earth” caused by “the uncontrolled burning of fossil fuels … are coming true”.

His plea to combat global warming by reducing consumption of fossil…

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CET & And The Bit The Met Office Don’t Want You To See!

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/

The Met Office show the above graph in a prominent position on their website, showing how Central England Temperatures have changed since 1772. The climb in temperatures in the last couple of decades of the 20thC stands out, albeit with a decline since.

Yet the CET dataset actually starts in 1659, so why don’t the Met Office show the whole series?

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http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/data/download.html

Could it be they don’t want you to see that there was a much bigger and steeper climb in temperatures in the early 18thC?

Could it be they don’t want you to know that the temperature in 1733 was within a whisker of the record set in 2006?

Could it be they don’t want you to realise that the average over the last 5 years is actually less than it was in the 5 years leading up to 1730?

I wonder what else they…

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