Anomalies in Climate Change Mean Temperatures

An anomaly is an easy thing to define because it is simply a deviation from the norm, but a hard thing to identify because it is so hard to understand what is “normal”. In climate science there are masses of deviations from the norm, for example most glaciers are shrinking but some are growing. In fact there are so many anomalies that sometimes it can be hard to understand what the norm is. What is a global warming norm?   Continue reading