Daily Archives: June 27, 2012

Venus – One More Time

Why is it hot on Venus? Hansen started out his career with a dumb idea about Venus. His doctoral dissertation blamed the high temperatures on aerosols, which is pretty funny because now he blames low temperatures on aerosols. (Science was … Continue reading

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Hansen Makes A Fool Of Himself In Boulder

Hansen and Bill Nye are down there intellectually polluting the atmosphere  A wildfire that began in Boulder County yesterday brought a local flare to James Hansen’s lecture on “The Venus Syndrome,” as he touched on how temperature anomalies are causing … Continue reading

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Large Thunderstorms In Colorado Today

The humidity is way up and storms are forming over much of Colorado today. This should greatly assist the firefighters. We haven’t had any smoke in Fort Collins since the rain on Sunday. Monsoon season has arrived a week or two early. … Continue reading

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Putting Tide Gauges On Fill Dirt

Lower Manhattan is about twice the area that it used to be, because fill dirt was brought in. This increased the weight of the island. They also added several feet of concrete and a jungle of tall, heavy buildings. All … Continue reading

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Romney Wants To Neuter The EPA

According to his (Romney’s) website, one of his policy goals now is to amend the Clean Air Act, the critical law under which the EPA is now acting, “to exclude carbon dioxide from its purview.” EPA findings, global-warming rules pass … Continue reading

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Rahmstorf Junk Science 101 : Sea Level Plummeting In Canada

I am going to use some Rahmstorf/USGS logic to prove that Sarah Palin will soon be able to ride her snowmobile to Russia. Sea level at Churchill has dropped by more than half  a metre! http://www.psmsl.org/data/obtaining/stations/447.php Sea level at Yakutat … Continue reading

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Rahmstorf And His Anti-Science Crowd

Most of the apparent sea level rise seen along the Atlantic Coast of the US is due to post-glacial rebound. The area around Lake Superior is rising as the coastline falls. Rahmstorf and the USGS have been trying to blame … Continue reading

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Waxman – Irrational At Every Level

Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) seized on the portion of the decision that upheld EPA’s “endangerment finding” that greenhouse gases are a threat to human health and welfare. Waxman, the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee, called the decision … Continue reading

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North Carolina Sea Level Rising At Less Than One Half Of The Global Average Rate

According to the University of Colorado, sea level along the North Carolina coast is rising at  a rate of 1.4 mm/year. This is less than one half of their measured global rate of 3.1 mm/year. http://sealevel.colorado.edu/ The graph below plots … Continue reading

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My Euro Forecast

Balotelli will score the winning goal, to defeat Spain in the final 3-2.

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