Hansen is always hoping for heat – to keep his dream of a dying planet alive.
Masters, February 23
A significant shift is occurring in the Equatorial waters of the Eastern Pacific off the coast of South America, where the tell-tale signs of the end to the current La Niña event are beginning to show up.
Masters, March 23
In his blog today, he said long-range models that try to predict El Niño’s future “are all over the place,” as they usually are in March.
Hansen, March 31
Based on subsurface ocean temperatures, the way these have progressed the past several months, and comparisons with development of prior El Niños, we believe that the system is moving toward a strong El Niño starting this summer. It’s not a sure bet, but it is probable.
Wolter (NOAA) March 4
I believe the odds for a two-year (La Nina) event remain well above 50%, notwithstanding the possibility of temporary weakening during boreal summer.