Daily Archives: September 6, 2014

It Is Like Hell On Earth Here

Just got back from a cycling in the Fort Collins foothills, wearing a down jacket and gloves on September 6. Normally the Chamisa is bright gold this time of year, but all the rain this summer is keeping the colors … Continue reading

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Shock News : Melting Polar Ice To Drown Seaports

  18 Feb 1952 – Melting Icecaps Mystery

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No Long Term Warming At A Semi-Rural Station In Queensland

The Richmond Post Office thermometer is close to several roads, but better than most. It shows that afternoon temperatures peaked in the early part of the 20th century, and have generally been declining ever since. ASN00030045 -20.7289  143.1425  211.1   … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice Is The Same Thickness As 1940

According to figures from the University of Washington and the University of Illinois, Arctic ice thickness is averaging a little over two metres, down from a little over three metres in 1979. In 1940, it was reported that Arctic sea … Continue reading

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Visit With A Hero

I am in Fort Collins this week and had dinner with one of my heroes last night, Bill Gray. “The greatest scientists in history are great, precisely because they broke with the consensus.” —Michael Crichton Yesterday it rained all day … Continue reading

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Really Bad Astronomy

Phil Plait is up to his usual mendacity in the Arctic Global warming denial: Claims of Arctic ice recovering are exaggerated. According to the University of Washington, Arctic sea ice volume is up 27% from last year, and 64% since 2012. … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak of 2012

Climate experts really thought they were on to something for a few weeks in 2012. In a few years they will be mumbling incoherently to themselves  in the retirement home, something about deniers just don’t understand long-term trends.

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