Would you notice climate change?

In the past thirty years the average surface temperature of the earth has increased by about 0.6⁰ Celsius, according to a number of measurements by highly respected institutions operating in many different countries. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes collates almost all of the scientifically established data and agrees that this temperature rise has occurred. According to Wikipedia no known body of national or international standing disagrees. It is (and here I write with typical lawyerly caution) pretty certain that it has got warmer in the past thirty years. You may not have noticed it, for a number of reasons:- Continue reading