But not in the way they’d like. 2005 is going to be 1C warmer than average, halfway towards the limit recommended by scientists. The WWF has taken the G8 to task over the problem.
“While the G8 leaders wasted time agreeing a worthless climate communiqué, Scotland’s weather again showed that climate change is a growing reality,” [Dr Richard Dixon, director of WWF Scotland] said.
“With Scotland already experiencing climate change, ministers must back the strongest possible action to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, including setting proper climate change targets for Scotland.