Thursday, 30 June 2011

Explain that one to me again?

Sound the alarms! Man the barricades! It's a disaster! The UK is not meeting its climate change targets!

Quite the opposite, in fact - things are getting worse:
Emissions rose by 3% during 2010, says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Oh no!  How awful - surely the temperature will now run away ever upwards, leaving us sweltering.  How could this have happened?
This was due to extra energy demand in cold weather
Arrgggh! All those heaters being turned on, using energy to keep people warm despite the awful winter...?

Hang on a minute... let me read that again:
This was due to extra energy demand in cold weather
Cold weather?

2 comments:

  1. Yes yes...cold weather. See...it's not called "global warming" anymore it's called "climate change".

    See what they did there ? ;)

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