Hansen tells us that global warming will cause a semi-permanent drought in the west and in Texas. He also tells us that global warming may cause a semi-permanent El Nino.
One minor problem – El Nino normally causes unusually wet conditions in the west and in Texas.
He appears to have mutually exclusive apocalyptic visions running around inside his head. This is normally called paranoid schizophrenia.
If the Pacific is cold, the west is dry. If the Pacific is warm, the west is wet. Both at the same time isn’t an option.