Climategate

(ClimateRealists) – Climate Policies Based on Distorted Temperatures by Dr. Tim Ball

Weather and climate boondoggles are almost all associated with government agencies and there are two major areas of concern, research and data. Governments control climate research funding so the problem is extended to those they choose to support. What happens if those paid by them find evidence that contradicts the government’s position? Governments control collection and distribution of data. There are many examples of governments creating a record to suit their position. Read More Here

(OzClimateSense) – The Ultimate in Stupidity-Computer Model shows Plants causing Global Warming

Adding to the Everything-Causes-Global -Warming file comes the nuttiest idea yet! Researchers have used computer modelling to show plants actually cause global warming. The research shows surprise,surprise,that the contribution of CO2 to Global Warming is “worse than we thought”. I think that alarmist keyboards have those four words on a function key for fast retrieval. Read More Here

(JoNova) – The smell of money

Thanks to Glenn Beck, we get bit more insight into the tangled web that The House of Global Warming was built on.

Who would have thought? Goldman Sachs has been working hard to save the environment for years. Read More Here

(Sott) – Freak Arctic Weather Precursor to the Coming Ice Age?

Global news networks are churning out endless reports on the UK election, the financial shockwaves hitting Europe and the Times Square hysteria over some fireworks left in a car. What is not being reported prominently are the unprecedented freak weather events happening around across the northern hemisphere: hail, sleet and snow slamming southern California, deluges devastating the central cities of Nashville in the US and Hunan in China, the Korean Peninsula shivering with a record-low spring chill and reports of snow in Mexico and France. Read More Here

Climategate

(UnionLeader) – James M. Taylor: Cap and trade — taxing our way to bankruptcy

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has declared (April 28) that he is making global warming the Senate’s top priority. With legislation likely to impose monumental costs on the nation’s economy while accomplishing no real-world climate benefits, this is a fitting conclusion for a Congress intent on bankrupting the nation through sheer clumsiness and ignorance. Read More Here

(BusinessWeek) – U.S. Carbon Limits to ‘Slightly’ Raise Jobless Rate (Update2)

U.S. limits on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that scientists have linked to climate change would raise the unemployment rate, the Congressional Budget Office said today. Read More Here

(OzClimateSense) – Poll:Most Aussies Don’t Believe in Man-made Global Warming

The Sydney Morning Herald reports on a new Galaxy poll showing only 35% of Aussies believe in man-made global warming which is a huge blow to the warming lobby and shows how far out of step the Rudd Government is with the Australian population. Read More Here

(AOLNews) – Late-Season Snow, Frost on the Way

If you thought that all of the winter weather words were packed away in the back of the National Weather Service’s closet, not to be pulled out for months to come, you’re in for a surprise. Two words from the winter glossary — “snow” and “cold” — are going to be mentioned during this first full week of May. Read More Here

(C3Headlines) – Trees of Medieval Warming Period Found Under Swiss Glacier: Scientists Conclude MWP Warmer Than Present

Read here. Map here. Studying the fossil remains of trees located under a Swiss glacier, scientists verify that the treeline was some 200 meters higher than the current one. This indicates that Medieval Warming Period (MWP) was not only warmer, but lasted an extended period.

“Based on radiocarbon dating of the fossil wood remains of eight larch fragments found one meter beneath the surface of the ground at the base of the front of the Piancabella rock glacier,… the authors determined that the wood was formed somewhere between AD 1040 and 1280 …Then, based on this information and “geomorphological, climatological and geophysical observations,” they inferred that “the treeline in the Medieval Warm Period was about 200 meters higher than in the middle of the 20th century, which corresponds to a mean summer temperature as much as 1.2°C warmer than in AD 1950.”…adjusting for warming between 1950 and the present, we calculate
that the MWP was about 0.5°C warmer than the peak warmth of the CWP.”

More climate history postings. – Source: C3 Headlines

(OilPrice) – Climate Change: Money, Politics & Scandals

“With all the hysteria, all the fear, all the phony science, could it be that manmade global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? I believe it is.” – US Senator James M Inhofe (Republican – Oklahoma), 28 July 2003.
Such is the rallying cry of the climate change denial movement. Since Senator Inhofe made this statement seven years ago, the drive to discredit climate change and the science that underpins it has enjoyed considerable success, even as awareness about climate change and the threat it poses to humanity has gone mainstream. Read More Here

(Fox) – Video: New Revelations on Climategate – Sean Hannity Continue reading

The Cryosphere Today – Compare Daily Sea Ice

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MSM: Arctic Sea Ice Melting Season Posts Latest Start on Record

(Bloomberg) – The extent of sea ice over the Arctic Ocean grew until the last day of March, the latest the annual melting season has begun in 31 years of satellite records, the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center said. Continue reading

Video: Record snowfall hits Moscow

(RussiaToday) – A record snowfall hit Moscow over the weekend. This February has become the most snowy month in 40 years, with snow cover almost 1.5 times higher than longstanding average figures. Continue reading

A better climate-change bill

(Philly) – As the mid-Atlantic region faces yet another massive blizzard, the problem of unregulated snow can no longer be ignored. It’s time for Congress to set limits on the crystalline mayhem descending through the atmosphere and disrupting the lives of hardworking Americans. Continue reading

MSM: NY Times – “Unusual Amounts of Snow or Lack of Snow are all Signs of Global Warming”

(NYTimesBlog) – The Earth is warming, which is changing weather patterns and often causing localized weather volatility as opposed to localized warming. Extreme storms, droughts, intense rains, unusual amounts of snow or lack of snow are all signs of global warming. People know the weather is getting less predictable. They call it “weird weather.” Continue reading

MSM: Records fall as snow batters East Coast again

‘This winter already has become the snowiest on record for Washington and its suburbs, as well as Baltimore, Maryland, and Wilmington, Delaware, the National Weather Service said. It’s also on pace to become the snowiest season on record in other cities, including Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.’
(CNN) – Heavy snow pummeled much of the East Coast on Wednesday, battering states for the second time in a week and forcing many people to stay home from school and jobs. Continue reading

What NOAA Isn’t Saying About Snow and Ice

(WattsUpWithThat) – As reported on WUWT, NOAA is warning of “earlier snowmelt and extended ice-free seasons.”  But what NOAA isn’t saying is that snow is falling earlier and heavier in the Northern Hemisphere.  Rutgers University Global Snow Lab has reported that January was the sixth snowiest on record, and that six out of the last eight Januaries were above normal snowfall. Continue reading

‘Snowmageddon’ buries Mid-Atlantic

The biggest winter storm in nearly 90 years walloped the Mid-Atlantic states on Saturday, dumping up to 33 inches of snow that shut down the nation’s capital, left thousands of people without power and caused flight cancellations nationwide. Continue reading

December 2009: Second Snowiest on Record in the Northern Hemisphere

According to the Rutgers University Global Snow Lab, last month had the second greatest December Northern Hemisphere snow cover since records were started in 1966.  Snow extent was measured at 45.86 million sq. km, topped only by 1985 at 45.99 million sq. km.  North America set a record December extent at 15.98 million sq. km, and the US also set a December record at 4.16 million sq. km. Continue reading

Climategate News

(ChinaDaily) – Trains stopped in their tracks

The heaviest snowfall to hit northern China in nearly six decades continued to snarl traffic yesterday, stranding thousands of passengers on railways and at airports. Read More Here

(MailOnline) – Up to 16 inches of snow, grit and gas supplies running low, airport and road chaos but we’ll cope … at a push

Snowstorms were sweeping across the country last night as Britain faced the prospect of a freeze lasting for weeks. Read More Here

How Low Can It Go? Sun Plunges Into The Quietest Solar Minimum In A Century

The sunspot cycle is behaving a little like the stock market. Just when you think it has hit bottom, it goes even lower. Read More Here

Video: The Weather Channel Lies about Global Warming ……..again! – Video Link Here

(Telegraph) – Are you sceptical about climate change?

Climate change scepticism is set to surge in 2010, the chair of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has predicted. Read More Here

(NYTimes) – Extended Period of Cold Raises Fears for Florida Crops

As a cold spell continued its rigid hold on much of the eastern United States on Tuesday, farmers in central and southern Florida were bracing for freezing temperatures overnight that could damage orange, strawberry and tomato crops. Read More Here

(CNN) – States battered with record lows face more frigid weather

Another band of frigid weather will blanket the eastern two-thirds of the nation Wednesday, battering states already dealing with record-low temperatures that have been blamed for at least five deaths. Read More Here

Big Chill continues to cause chaos in Europe

Hundreds of schools were shut, and travellers faced air, rail and road delays as snow and icy weather swept Europe Tuesday. Read More Here

Fast Pace of Glacier Melt in the 1940s: Lower Aerosol Pollution

(ScienceDaily) – The most recent studies by researchers at ETH Zurich show that in the 1940s Swiss glaciers were melting at an even-faster pace than at present. This is despite the fact that the temperatures in the 20th century were lower than in this century. Researchers see the main reason for this as the lower level of aerosol pollution in the atmosphere. Continue reading

Climategate News

(DailyWorld) – Snow in Houston Texas Earliest Snowfall in City’s History; Closes Schools

Houston this morning broke a record with the earliest snowfall ever recorded in the city’s history. Read more Here

(GlobalResearch) – There Is No ‘Consensus’ On Global Warming

According to Al Gore’s new film “An Inconvenient Truth,” we’re in for “a planetary emergency”: melting ice sheets, huge increases in sea levels, more and stronger hurricanes and invasions of tropical disease, among other cataclysms — unless we change the way we live now. Read More Here

(Fox) – Video: Climategate reaches NASA – Caught manipulating data?

So why would anyone at NASA have any motivation to manipulate data? Funding. Watch Here

(Fox) – Video: Glenn Beck Covers Climate-Gate Watch Here

Climate Change Links

New geologic evidence of past periods of oscillating, abrupt warming, and cooling – Two hundred years ago, Charles Lyell coined the phrase “The present is the key to the past.” In today’s highly contentious issues of global climate change, we might well add “The past is the key to the future, i.e., to forecast future geologic events, we must understand past climate changes. This paper documents past global climate changes in the geologic and historic past. Read More Here
Last month the coldest October for 64 years – Unseasonable snowfalls characterised October 2009. An exceptionally heavy snow on October 4 and 5 in the Hawkes Bay and Central North Island was estimated to be the worst in October since 1967, stranding hundreds of travellers, closing roads, and resulting in heavy lambing losses. Read More Here
(NOAA) –  U.S. Posts Third Coolest-Highest Precipitation for October on Recor – The average October temperature of 50.8 degrees F was 4.0 degrees F below the 20th Century average. Preliminary data also reveals this was the wettest October on record with average precipitation across the contiguous United States reaching 4.15 inches, 2.04 inches above the 1901-2000 average. Read More Here
(AP) – Heavy snow storms in northern China kill 40 – Unusually early snow storms in north-central China have claimed 40 lives, caused thousands of buildings to collapse and destroyed almost 500,000 acres (200,000 hectares) of winter crops, the Civil Affairs Ministry said Friday. Read More Here
(Times) – Global warming is not our fault, say most voters in Times poll – The revelation that ministers have failed in their campaign to persuade the public that the greenhouse effect is a serious threat requiring urgent action will make uncomfortable reading for the Government as it prepares for next month’s climate change summit in Copenhagen. Read More Here

A cold start to fall: over 4500 new snowfall, low temp, and lowest max temp records set in the USA this last week

The Record Events map depicts the official National Weather Service records recorded for the defined date(s) or time period, which includes record high and low temperatures, record high minimum temperatures, record low maximum temperatures, record daily rainfall and record daily snowfall. Source: Hamweather Climate Center and NOAA/NWS Continue reading

MSM: Over the Summer, a Spread of Thicker Arctic Ice

The National Snow and Ice Data Center released its summary of summer sea-ice conditions in the Arctic on Tuesday, noting a substantial expansion of the extent of “second-year ice” — floes thick enough to have persisted through two summers of melting. The result could be a reprieve, at least for a while, from the recent stretch of remarkable summer meltdowns. Continue reading

“Emergency Control” of the Internet

You have to hand it to congressional Democrats. Mendacious grifters whose national security agenda is virtually indistinguishable from Bushist Republicans, when it comes to rearranging proverbial deck chairs on the Titanic, the party of “change” is second to none in the “all terrorism all the time” department. Continue reading

Video: Buchanan – Climate Bill Is Transfer Of Wealth To World Government

During an appearance on MSNBC, political commentator Pat Buchanan correctly defined the “Climate Bill” for what it really is, not just a new tax on the American people, but a complete transfer of power and wealth to a global government that is using the manufactured fear of global warming to grease the skids for total domination. Continue reading

MSM: Some Himalayan Glaciers Growing

Perched on the soaring Karakoram mountains in the Western Himalayas, a group of some 230 glaciers are bucking the global warming trend. They’re growing. Continue reading

The Antarctic Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapse: Media recycles photos and storylines from previous years

Those masters of disaster are at it again, and it appears our friendly scientists at that National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) help this story along each year.

Thanks to WUWT reader Ron de Haan who spotted this on:
http://www.appinsys.com/GlobalWarming/AntarcticWilkinsIceShelf.htm

Note the dates for these two stories are a year apart, but use the same photo. Continue reading

Antarctic Sea Ice Up Over 43% Since 1980, Where Is The Media?

Sea ice at Antarctica is up over 43% since 1980 and we hear nothing in the news, yet Arctic ice is down less than 7% and they’re all over it! We’ve been waiting for the main stream media to pick up on the increase of Antarctic ice but so far they’re been totally absent. Guess its doesn’t fit the plan. Continue reading

Snowiest Winter Ever Recorded in North Dakota

Snow, wind, and cold have assaulted North Dakota yet again in the past 24 hours. In Bismarck Friday morning the temperature was 12 below zero with a new inch or two of snow expected following Thursday’s more significant storm. Continue reading

Film: Global Warming or Global Governance

Interviews of climate scientists and biologists from numerous sources who explain, step by step, why Al Gore and the global warming alarmists are incorrect. In some cases, blatantly so. It also provides evidence that the global warming agenda is being funded with tens of billions of dollars as a mechanism to create global governance. Hear from congressmen, experts and even well-known news broadcasters how global governance puts global institutions that are not accountable to the American people in control of every aspect of our economy. Continue reading

NOAA: U.S. breaks or ties 115 cold and sets 63 new snowfall records

Of course many of you that live in this weather already know this, but there is an early start to winter this year, not only in the USA, but also in London, where it snowed in October for the first time in over 70 years.

So far, no mention of this broadly distributed U.S. record event in the mainstream media. Continue reading

MSM: Bad weather was good for Alaska glaciers

Two hundred years of glacial shrinkage in Alaska, and then came the winter and summer of 2007-2008.

Unusually large amounts of winter snow were followed by unusually chill temperatures in June, July and August.
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