Climate – Action


Perhaps the only bit of science you really need to ‘get’. This, somewhat confusing chart from the IPCC, attempts to show the relative flows of energy in to and out of the Earth’s atmosphere (and surfaces).  A key point to note is that whilst the incoming radiation is indeed equal to the outgoing radiation – the diagram itself makes no …

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Climate is what you want; Weather is what you get! – oft attributed to Mark Twain (‘though its apparently doubtful he said it).  Weather is always a local event; climate is global – it’s an average. The problem is that people remember the weather extremes they experience – not averages. Extremes, even those experienced  by other people, …

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