A cold snap under way this month in Britain and elsewhere in northern Europe was unusual, but it will do little to alter global average temperatures for the year, said James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. “This regional cold spell has caused widespread commentary that global warming has ended,” Dr. Hansen said. “That is hardly the case.”
Perhaps he lacks Internet access? Somehow he missed the entire southern hemisphere, Russia, Canada and the United States – including Pennsylvania where he lives.