Astonishing then to see that the Met Office is still pushing UKCP09, with a new paper in Nature Climate Change, dutifully (and inevitably) picked up by the BBC:
Can anyone think of a way in which this could be seen as:Scorching summers such as the one in 2003 look set to become more common in England and Wales, a study suggests...The work draws on a major analysis, known as UKCP09, released back in 2009 which offered projections of the future British climate divided into 30-year periods.
- reputable behaviour by the scientists concerned
- reputable behaviour by the journal involved
- reputable behaviour by the BBC? "