está bem espelhada no email 4195.txt (Climategate 2.0) que a seguir transcrevo (realces meus). Para um dos figurantes principais do alarmismo climático - Phil Jones - tudo se resume a tentar blindar, por quaisquer meios, uma tese que se esboroa perante the lack of warming: Mesmo que com isso, de forma totalmente despudorada, se confunda "clima" com "tempo"...
____________________________>From: Phil Jones [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]>Sent: 05 January 2009 16:18>To: Johns, Tim; Folland, Chris>Cc: Smith, Doug; Johns, Tim>Subject: Re: FW: Temperatures in 2009>>> Tim, Chris,> I hope you're not right about the lack of warming lasting
> till about 2020. I'd rather hoped to see the earlier Met Office
> press release with Doug's paper that said something like -
> half the years to 2014 would exceed the warmest year currently on
> record, 1998!
> Still a way to go before 2014.>> I seem to be getting an email a week from skeptics saying> where's the warming gone. I know the warming is on the decadal> scale, but it would be nice to wear their smug grins away.>> Chris - I presume the Met Office> continually monitor the weather forecasts.> Maybe because I'm in my 50s, but the language used in the forecasts seems> a bit over the top re the cold. Where I've been for the last 20> days (in Norfolk)> it doesn't seem to have been as cold as the forecasts.>> I've just submitted a paper on the UHI for London - it is 1.6 deg> C for the LWC.> It comes out to 2.6 deg C for night-time minimums. The BBC forecasts has> the countryside 5-6 deg C cooler than city centres on recent nights.> The paper> shows the UHI hasn't got any worse since 1901 (based on St James Park> and Rothamsted).>> Cheers> Phil
UHI - Urban Heat Island