Global Temperatures Continue To Drop Back To Pre-El-Nino Levels

The HadCRUT4.5 temperature anomaly for September is 0.54C, a fall of 0.17C since August. Temperatures have seemingly returned to a long trend after the 2016 El Nino. —Clive Best blog, 29 October 2017

HadCRUT4 global temperature for September 2017 is 0.56 deg C — which is the same as the September temps in 2005 (0.57), 2009 (0.56), 2012 (0.55), and 2013 (0.54). Source: Met Office, HadCrut4

Scientists and others will soon be able to place bets on global climate changes, specifically the global mean temperature anomaly and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, using Winton Group Ltd.’s climate prediction market. —Pensions & Investment, 30 October 2017

Germany is often seen as a poster child for tackling climate change. In fact, the country seems almost certain to spectacularly miss its carbon emissions reduction goals for the year 2020. —Handelsblatt Global,31 October 2017

Wind power is the most important component of Germany’s green energy transition. The end of subsidies for older turbines, however, threatens countless wind farms. By 2023, more than a quarter of Germany’s onshore wind farms may be gone. —Deutsche Press Agentur/ZDF, 31 October 2017

A clash over climate change between two of Angela Merkel’s potential government partners escalated to the point that the German chancellor had to step in to tone things down. —Bloomberg, 27 October 2017

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    Sonnyhill

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    Germany’s older wind turbines will no longer be viable without subsidies? They’ve been paid for and wind is free. How many windmill proponents have stated that renewable energy is the cheapest?
    I can see where this is going. Replace little old windmills with the latest monsters, keep those Euro’s circulating.

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    Spurwing Plover

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    Germany has become a perfect example of how idiotic the enviromental move,ment has gotten

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