If climate change is responsible for the beautiful and “record breaking” warm weather this week and the “record breaking” cold weather this time last year, is it also responsible for the many benign February’s in the recent past?
By Paul Homewood
There has been some almost hysterical coverage over yesterday’s record UK temperature for February, set at Kew Gardens.
Inevitably climate change has been brought into the debate.
The UK has broken the record for its warmest winter day for the second consecutive day, with a temperature of 21.2°C in Kew Gardens, London.
Monday was the first time temperatures of over 20C had been reported in winter, breaking a record that had stood since 1998.
It means parts of Britain have been hotter than destinations such as Ibiza…..
The BBC Weather Centre said it was likely to be one of the warmest Februaries since records began in 1878….
Dr Friedericke Otto, acting director of the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University, said people were right to ask themselves whether the record temperatures were being driven by climate change.
“I am very confident to say that there’s an element…
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