Monthly Archives: July 2011

MSM : Crackpot Vs. Scientist

Crackpot Roy W. Spencer received his Ph.D. in meteorology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981. Before becoming a Principal Research Scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2001, he was a Senior Scientist for Climate Studies at … Continue reading

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Meet Emily

It has been a very busy rock naming season!

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Salon Hates Theory Which Matches The Data

http://www.salon.com/ “Actual science” is defined by models which have already failed miserably – like Hansen’s.

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1930s Was Much Hotter

http://www.giss.nasa.gov/research/briefs/hansen_07/fig1x.gif Prior to the year 2000, Hansen knew that the 1930s was much hotter than any other decade in the US, and he also knew that his current US record year 1998 was half a degree cooler than 1934. Peter … Continue reading

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Rules #1 and #2 For Alarmists

1. Make a wild prediction of disaster, get it to every press outlet in the world. Any forecast of doom automatically makes you an expert in the eyes of the press. 2. When your forecast fails to materialize, make a … Continue reading

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July, 1936 Was Much Hotter Than July, 2011

http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/products/maps/acis/MonthTDeptUS.png Below is July, 1936 mapped on the same color scale. Pink is +12 degrees anomaly. Original 1936 document.

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Navy Forecasting Little Ice Extent Loss Next Week

  They show ice extent expanding towards Siberia, and shrinking a little in the Chukchi Sea.

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No Trend In Winter Precipitation

Jeff Masters said that the heavy snow last winter was caused by “global warming adding moisture to the atmosphere.” This is an fascinating theory, given that it was the 17th driest winter on record in the US and that there … Continue reading

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No Gore Syndrome Here

This is the latest DMI graph for July 31. http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php NSIDC’s most recent forecast hinted at a record low this summer. July 18, 2011 Early sea ice melt onset, snow cover retreat presage rapid 2011 summer decline Arctic sea ice … Continue reading

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The Dawn Of Time

Earlier in the year NOAA defined the dawn of time as 1950, claiming that they don’t know how many people died in weather related incidents prior to that time. Now they have moved the dawn of time forwards to the … Continue reading

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