2011-03-09 14:17:41Corbyn et al's spectacular forecast bust
Albatross
Julian Brimelow
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Corbyn December 2010:

http://forum.netweather.tv/topic/66081-piers-corbyns-winter-forecast-201011/

Now the reality. Compare the information in the two links below with what Corbyn and other contrarians were calling for

MetOffice_1
MetOffice_2
Their forecasts and claims were spectacularly wrong.
I would not normally pay much attention to this, but the persistent talk about looming ice ages and cold, drove me nuts.

Here is what the Met office guidance was suggesting:



2011-03-09 19:45:39
nealjking

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Don't know if it's worthwhile dumping a shovelful of dirt on this prediction.

2011-03-09 20:18:08Corbyn
John Cook

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I added Corbyn to the database of skeptics but I don't think he'll make the final cut - does he have that much impact?
2011-03-09 20:47:42
nealjking

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I doubt it: He makes predictions like this and makes people pay to receive more detail. How much is it worth to be more precisely wrong?