Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Andrei Say Again?

Quote of the Week
In fact, the Met still asserts we are in the midst of an unusually warm winter — as one of its staffers sniffily protested in an internet posting to a newspaper last week: “This will be the warmest winter in living memory, the data has already been recorded. For your information, we take the highest 15 readings between November and March and then produce an average. As November was a very seasonally warm month, then all the data will come from those readings.”
The quote on the left is taken from a Sunday Times piece by Dominic Lawson.

Is this really the methodology used by the British Met Service to determine the average temperature of any particular winter? Who knows - but whatever the real truth of the matter regarding this there is little doubt the British Met Service is totally out of touch with reality.

Personally I think nature has a sense of humor and is mocking the elites who pompously gathered in Copenhagen to reach an agreement on what level we should set the planets thermostat.

As we all know they failed to reach that agreement and scurried off home early to avoid being stranded by the sudden cold snap which blighted the end of their conference, highlighting to us mere plebeians how impotent they really are in controlling the natural environment.

If it wasn't for the fact that our politicians have used "climate change" as an excuse to raid our wallets it would be very very funny. But as it is it verges on criminal.

3 comment(s):

Here I Stand said...

"nature has a sense of humor "... wrong Andrei!

Psalm 59:8 "But you, O Lord, laugh at them; you scoff at all those nations."

ZenTiger said...

Perhaps it is nature's nature to reflect the will of God :) More to the point, it seems it is the nature of the UK met office to be unaturally wrong in their predictions and now perhaps their methodolgy.

They should listen to the trees, who run rings around them when it comes to recording the weather.

KG said...

It doesn't just "verge" on criminal, Andrei--it's either fraud or false pretences and you and I would have been arrested for it long ago.

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