Daily Archives: April 11, 2011

Catlin Went To The Wrong Pole

Turns out that Antarctica is the canary in the ocean acidification coal mine. A second major consequence of carbon dioxide emission from human activities – ocean acidification – is also likely to take its toll. β€œThe Southern Ocean is the … Continue reading

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A Disturbing View Of Climate Sensitivity

CO2 has gone way up over the last century, while temperature has done almost nothing (a little over half a degree.) This indicates climate sensitivity close to zero. But why let actual observation supersede the unverified output of a grossly … Continue reading

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Disturbing Trend Of Arctic Ice Loss Over The Last 30 Years

Quebec is missing an ice cube. http://igloo.atmos.uiuc.edu/

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Trenberth On Hurricanes

Trenberth appears to have a history of creativity with climate statistics. We can’t trust the IPCC for glaciers, hurricanes, temperatures, snow, rain, floods, drought or sea level. But otherwise they are extremely valuable. Shortly after Dr. Trenberth requested that I … Continue reading

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Ten Year Brain Lag

Summers are known for pleasant weather. Spring is known for wind, heavy snow, floods and tornadoes. Winter brings blizzards, snow, wind and bitter cold. During the warm years of the 1990s, the weather was mild. Now that the Earth is … Continue reading

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Last Summer, Moscow Was Climate – Since Then It Is Been Just Weather

The press has no interest in Moscow any more. Four weeks of hot weather was climate. Eight months of cold is just weather. MOSCOW, April 9 (Itar-Tass) — The heavy snowfall, which swept the capital and the surrounding region overnight … Continue reading

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Twenty Years Since Any Hurricane Hit New England

The last hurricane to make landfall in New England was hurricane Bob, a category 2 which struck in August 1991. In August 1955, New England was flooded by two hurricanes (Connie and Diane) within five days.

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