Daily Archives: July 6, 2012

Shocking Photo Of Joe Romm’s Permanent Drought

One year ago this week, Joe Romm declared that the southwest permanent drought had begun. Dust Storm Marks Beginning of Southwest’s “Permanent Drought” | The Energy Collective This important story from Joe Romm deserves an update – avert your eyes if you … Continue reading

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PIOMAS : Ice Free June In Eight Years

PIOMAS continues to paint themselves into a corner with their remarkable ice volume claims. Ice free September in three years

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44,000 Record Low Ice Extents

A Google search for “nsidc record low ice extent” turns up 44,800 results. It is like that scene from The Holy Grail, where the horseman is galloping towards you – but never gets any closer. Nearly every month NSIDC tells … Continue reading

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What Happened To Texas? What Happened To Tornadoes?

One year ago Andrew Dessler from Texas A&M University wrote an editorial in the Houston Chronicle declaring Texas to be in a permanent drought. No one is talking about Texas any more because they have had above normal rainfall this year. Similarly, … Continue reading

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Romm Finds A Victim In Colorado

So here is the real story. Some guy from Pakistan got suckered into buying a house in the middle of a pine forest which naturally burns every twenty years, and now he wants someone else to pay for his mistake. The main … Continue reading

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More Floods In Colorado

As the idiots in the press continue to report on imaginary fires in Colorado, we are facing flooding. Warnings for Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County, Colorado | Weather Underground In July of 1976 a flash flood southwest of … Continue reading

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July 4th Used To Be Much Hotter In Virginia

The graph below plots all July 4th 100  degree readings taken in Virginia. USHCN reports sixteen July 4th readings (among eighteen stations)  over 100 degrees in Virginia from 1895-2011 The hottest July 4th was 105F at Woodstock, Virginia in 1898. Half of the 100 … Continue reading

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How Arctic Ice Affects The Climate

In 1974, excess Arctic ice was blamed for drought and floods. In 2012, missing Arctic ice is blamed for drought and floods. Our top climate scientists are snake oil salesman. They don’t understand jack about the causes of climate change, so they just … Continue reading

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1974 : Flooding, Drought, Crop Loss And Mild Winters Blamed On Global Cooling

TIME Magazine June 1974: Another Ice Age? In Africa, drought continues for the sixth consecutive year, adding terribly to the toll of famine victims. During 1972 record rains in parts of the U.S., Pakistan and Japan caused some of the worst … Continue reading

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A Return To Superstition And Witchcraft

From 1520 to 1770, according to Oster, spikes in witch trials coincided with sharp drops in temperature. Cold and harsh conditions may have devastated crops, she theorizes, leaving Europeans starving and looking for someone to blame. The idea that witches … Continue reading

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