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Tag Archives: Pacific Decadal Oscillation
What do we know about the coming winter?
There has been some speculation in the media today that we may be in for a long, bitterly cold winter because an El Niño is under way in the tropical Pacific. However it is still far too early to speculate … Continue reading
Should climate models have predicted the pause?
Media coverage today of the launch of the 5th Assessment Report of the IPCC has again said that global warming is “unequivocal” and that the pause in warming over the past 15 years is too short to reflect long-term trends. Over recent … Continue reading