Nature does not lie. It can deceive, but it always tells the truth. Some think that the climate is not changing. This summer in London you may deceived into thinking that our weather has been pretty much as it has always been. We have had very rainy days which cancelled cricket matches, a few glorious days with long hours of bright light, the odd cold snap which has often come in London summers and even hot and humid days.
As usual the weather is unsettled, the meteorologists much berated for their weather forecasts and no weather lasts long enough to get used to it. It is the same old thing.
But climate is not weather and nature’s deceptions do not mislead the animals and so they should not mislead us. (more…)
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