Daily Archives: May 7, 2012

No Trend Towards Flood Or Drought In The US

Bill McKibben is convinced that he sees terrifying trends, but the data says that he is just imagining things. Some years are wet, some years are dry, but there are no trends evident. The only thing obvious from the graph below is … Continue reading

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CryoSat : Arctic Ice Same Thickness As 1940

CryoSat shows that Arctic sea ice averaged 2.0 meters (6.5 feet) thick in February, 2012. http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Cryosat/SEMU55NW91H_0.html In February 1940, Arctic ice also averaged 6.5 feet thick. Ice thickness is the same as it was 72 years ago. http://trove.nla.gov.au/

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Old Atmosphere Returns

Much of the US was enjoying Jeff Master’s “whole new atmosphere” for a few weeks, but the old atmosphere has returned and it is cold and wet again.

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Death Spiral Update : Sea Ice Area Still Right At Normal

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Recycled Sea Level Madness

In 1901, a theory of Antarctic ice sheet collapse became popular. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/64027823 There is no evidence that this is occurring, or that London or New York are in any danger of drowning. The IPCC forecasts only 18-59 cm of sea level … Continue reading

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July 13, 1936 – 1600 People Died From The Heat In One Day

15 Jul 1936 – MANY DEATHS IN AMERICAN HEAT WAVE WIDESPREAD DES…

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Andrew Freedman Clueless On Sea Level

Sea level rise brings to mind the threat of coastal flooding from menacing storm surges, with growing risks to shore-based infrastructure — but a new study indicates there’s another sea level rise-related threat that has so far slipped under the … Continue reading

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