Daily Archives: August 4, 2014

Sierra Club Says We Are Coming Up On The First Anniversary Of The Ice-Free Arctic

Why Arctic sea ice will vanish in 2013 | Sierra Club Canada

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Fifty Years Since This Brilliant Speech By A Reformed Former California Democrat

1964 If we lose freedom here, there’s no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth. This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American … Continue reading

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California Was Much Hotter A Century Ago

docs.lib.noaa.gov/rescue/mwr/050/mwr-050-01-0010.pdf

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Growth In Sea Ice Over The Past 90 Years

In 1922, you could sail north of 81N in ice-free water docs.lib.noaa.gov/rescue/mwr/050/mwr-050-11-0589a.pdf This year you couldn’t make it to 80N in ice-free water N_daily_extent.png (420×500) There was no sea ice on the North Coast of Spitsbergen in 1922, even during … Continue reading

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US Forest Fires Near Historic Lows

Outside of the West Coast, there is very little forest fire activity in the US this year. Burn acreage is much less than half of normal.   National Interagency Fire Center

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Nothing To See Here – Move Along

Heavy rains in the southwest have left little of the US in drought. Look for the press to ignore this story.  Intellicast – Weekly Precipitation in United States

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Permanent Drought Continues To Cause Problems In Southern California

 Thousands stranded, at least 1 killed by Southern California mudslides | Fox News

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