Daily Archives: July 24, 2011

The Real Reason Why The Ice Melted In 2007

Vinnie : You know, it’s dangerous for you to be here in the frozen food section. Shaldeen: Why is that? Vinnie: Because you could melt all this stuff. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100212/quotes

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Legislating A Return To More Mild Conditions

If government taxes enough, hopefully they can make the weather more like 1892 and 1893. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ http://trove.nla.gov.au/ http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/8445064?

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No Talent Required

15 million views in five days. This one is much better.

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Heatindexwave Strikes Australia

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Julienne Forecasts Record Ice Melt

If the same amount of melting continues throughout July it will be the fastest rate since records began in 1979. ‘That’s relatively fast,’ NSIDC research scientist Julienne Stroeve told LiveScience. ‘Unless things change in the next few weeks, we might … Continue reading

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Temperatures During The Ordovician Were Above The Boiling Point Of Water

The Obama administration tells us that an increase of 200 ppm CO2 will increase temperatures by 11F. CO2 during the Ordovician was about 4,000 ppm higher, so we can infer that temperatures at the time were well above the boiling … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Responsible For Norway Shooting

That is at least her second mass murder this year. The bombing-shootings took up enormous bandwidth in our media machine until it came out that the alleged perpetrator has more in common with Sarah Palin and Alan Dershowitz than with … Continue reading

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1936 : Extreme Heat And Cold

July 1936 was the hottest on record in the midwest, while January 1936 was one of the coldest. Twelve degrees above normal in the summer and twelve degrees below normal in the winter. CO2 controls the climate, and must have … Continue reading

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My Arctic Forecast For The Next Week

The end of July is here and sea ice extent is starting to become somewhat predictable. Here is my forecast for August 1. This is based on the fact that in 2007 there was very rapid ice loss occurring in … Continue reading

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Imaginary Arctic Numbers At GISS

http://data.giss.nasa.gov http://data.giss.nasa.gov GISS has essentially no thermometers north of 80N, but that didn’t stop them from painting the region red in June. DMI shows that the region north of 80N was below normal in June. GISS has it 1-4C above … Continue reading

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