Global Warming State of Play

CO2 emissions increased by 1.6% in 2017 according to BP, with increases in both developed and under-developed countries. Notable increases were 13% in Turkey, 4.4% in India and 1.6% in China. In a disappointing reversal the consumption of coal increased, just as oil and gas continued to do despite the increase in renewables, as per the… Continue reading Global Warming State of Play

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Highveld Rainy Season Variability

In Highveld Rainy Season Onset I looked at the trend of this onset (measured in terms of number of days required for cumulative rainfall to reach 100mm from the 1 July) over the last 40 years or so for this particular Highveld location. To repeat the relevant chart: The eye can fairly readily spot a trend… Continue reading Highveld Rainy Season Variability