Sunday, 5 June 2016

Head in the Clouds

  • Our planet’s pre-industrial climate may have been cloudier than presently thought, shows CERN’s CLOUD experiment in two papers published in Nature.

Thanks to the diary of John Kevan of Kilkenny, we know that January 1682 was a cloudy month indeed (cloudie = cloudy):

In fact, the weather of January 1682 was not much different to January 2016 :

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