Daily Archives: May 4, 2011

Hansen : “Multi-metre sea level rise dead certain by 2100”

BAU scenarios result in global warming of the order of 3-6°C.  It is this scenario for which we assert that multi-meter sea level rise on the century time scale are not only possible,  but almost dead certain. http://www.columbia.edu/

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Now I know Why I Don’t Read American Newspapers

They have become the equivalent of Soviet Pravda.

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Obama’s Science Adviser Warns Of Ice Free Winters In The Arctic

…if you lose the summer sea ice, there are phenomena that could lead you not so very long thereafter to lose the winter sea ice as well. And if you lose that sea ice year round, it’s going to mean … Continue reading

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May 4 – Barrow Ice Continues To Thicken

http://seaice.alaska.edu/

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Lots Of Cold Air Headed To Australia

h/t to Ryan Maue

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Snowpack Now Almost 10X Of 2009

http://graphs.water-data.com/ucsnowpack/

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“further exaggerations come to light”

Osama bin Laden hideout ‘worth far less than US claimed’ Pakistan property experts say US government description of ‘$1m mansion’ was way off the mark, as further exaggerations come to light http://www.guardian.co.uk/

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“increase the risk of a terrorist attack on London”

The Olympics are in London next year. 2.19pm: In an interview in the Evening Standard Ken Livingstone has accused Obama of behaving like a “mobster” because Bin Laden was assassinated and not captured alive, my colleague Andrew Sparrow writes on … Continue reading

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“waterboarding did produce the information that eventually led to Bin Laden’s death”

2.36pm: A former head of counterterrorism at the CIA has told Time that techniques such as waterboarding did produce the information that eventually led to Bin Laden’s death. The assertion by Jose Rodriguez, who ran the CIA’s counterterrorism Centre from … Continue reading

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The Truth About Jimmy Hoffa

His body was given a respectful burial in Lake Michigan – in accordance with Italian and Catholic traditions.

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