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  • Lake Superior, the Great Lakes and Europe Defy Climate Experts

    07/31/2014 3:39:30 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 27 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Jack Dini
    A little over one year ago, The New York Times and USA Today were reporting that the Great Lakes hit all time lows in water levels. According to those reports, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan were 29 inches below their average measurements taken since 1918. Scientists warned communities that they could only expect more tragedy with the Great Lakes. With a lack of rain from climate change, they told everyone to expect levels to continue to drop.
  • Are Ants the Answer to CO2 Sequestration?

    07/30/2014 9:39:08 AM PDT · by JimSEA · 26 replies
    GSA press release ^ | 7/29/2014 | Staff
    Boulder, Colo., USA – A 25-year-long study published in GEOLOGY on 14 July provides the first quantitative measurement of in situ calcium-magnesium silicate mineral dissolution by ants, termites, tree roots, and bare ground. This study reveals that ants are one of the most powerful biological agents of mineral decay yet observed. It may be that an understanding of the geobiology of ant-mineral interactions might offer a line of research on how to "geoengineer" accelerated CO2 consumption by Ca-Mg silicates. Researcher Ronald Dorn of Arizona State University writes that over geological timescales, the dissolution of calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) bearing...
  • A brief history of climate panic and crisis… both warming and cooling

    07/29/2014 7:59:05 AM PDT · by Excellence · 3 replies
    Watts Up With That ^ | July 29, 2014 | Anthony Watts
    For at least 114 120 years, climate “scientists” have been claiming that the climate was going to kill us…but they have kept switching whether it was a coming ice age, or global warming. (A timeline of claims follows, updated to 2014)
  • America Might Soon Witness A Second Dust Bowl-Like Migration

    07/27/2014 8:36:23 PM PDT · by blam · 39 replies
    BI - The Corner Side Yard ^ | 7-27-2014 | Pete Saunders
    Pete Saunders, The Corner Side YardJuly 27, 2014 drought monitor UNL Debates still persist about the impact of climate change, but from my perspective, the early results are in. We are now reaching the point where cities, metro areas and states will have to consider taking bold and assertive measures to even maintain their current quality of life levels. And we are also reaching the point at which alternate futures for our cities must be considered. That future could very well mean fewer people in the dry West and coastal areas of the East and South, and more people in...
  • 'Lifestyle' babies– A new culprit of climate change

    07/27/2014 7:31:11 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    Economic Times ^ | July 27, 2014 | By Kounteya Sinha
    LONDON: A new culprit has been found causing climate change - "lifestyle" babies. Scientists have called for a blanket ban on free fertility treatment for those making "lifestyle" reproductive choices, such as sterilization reversal or single motherhood for fertile women. They have also called for a legislation that makes fertility clinics subject to carbon capping schemes, in a bid to help curb climate change. This has made professor Cristina Richie of Boston College, Massachusetts, say that only those who are medically infertile through no fault of their own should be eligible for government funded treatment. "The fertility industry is just...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary July 26, 2014

    07/26/2014 9:14:33 AM PDT · by Excellence · 28 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | July 26, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Another epic rant. USA making much of July tornados, which are occurring because it's colder! Third cold shot of July coming down to close out the month.
  • New Climate Model Introduced, now with knobs!

    07/23/2014 10:37:54 AM PDT · by Excellence · 24 replies
    Watts Up With That ^ | July 23, 2014 | Bob Tisdale
    Due to the cutbacks in funding for climate science, a new climate model has been introduced to help politicians justify unnecessary laws that regulate carbon dioxide emissions… Introducing…
  • New Program Helps Elderly Deal With Climate Change

    07/21/2014 4:12:18 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    Rhode Island Public Radio ^ | July 21, 2014 | By AMBAR ESPINOZA
    A program designed to help Rhode Island's older adult population prepare for climate change threats is one of several projects that will receive federal money as part of the state's disaster recovery action plan. This program will receive $150,000 over the next two years. Julia Gold, the health department's climate change program manager, said the agency and its partners will develop these plans during a pilot project to kick off this fall in Washington County. The grant to support this program comes from federal money designed to help long-term recovery efforts related to Hurricane Sandy.
  • Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release

    07/20/2014 11:20:52 AM PDT · by JimSEA · 11 replies
    New research, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), counters a widely-held scientific view that thawing permafrost uniformly accelerates atmospheric warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they emit into the atmosphere. The study, published this week in the journal Nature, focuses on thermokarst lakes, which occur as permafrost thaws and creates surface depressions that fill with melted fresh water, converting what was previously frozen land into lakes. The research suggests that Arctic thermokarst lakes are "net climate coolers" when observed over longer, millennial, time scales. "Until now, we've only thought of thermokarst lakes as...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary July 19, 2014

    07/19/2014 2:16:51 PM PDT · by Excellence · 13 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | July 19, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Short post as Joe is on the road.
  • Cooler Weather On The Way But Please Don’t Call It A ‘Polar Vortex’

    07/13/2014 8:14:23 AM PDT · by blam · 21 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 7-11-2014
    July 11, 2014 Yes, weather forecasts show cooler temperatures on the way for the U.S. Midwest and Northeast next week. But please don’t call it a summertime return of last winter’s dreaded “polar vortex.” Some meteorologists are getting downright grumpy as news organizations, including some TV weathercasters, rush to recapitalize on the hype by deeming next week’s forecast the return of the vortex.(snip)
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary July 12, 2014

    07/12/2014 8:54:47 AM PDT · by Excellence · 24 replies
    Weather Bell Analytics ^ | July 12, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Good looking July!
  • What Was the Climate and Weather Of Israel Like at the Time of Jesus?

    07/10/2014 1:12:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 10, 2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The climate in Palestine, both today, and at the time of Jesus has two distinct seasons. The wet or rainy season is from the middle of October to the middle of April. The dry or summer season lasts from the middle of June until the middle of September. It is quite dry in these months and rainfall is very unusual. Although the temperature is summer can get very hot, it often does not feel this way. Cool breezes and low humidity are typical, making the summers very pleasant, especially in areas directly on the coast or on the higher slopes...
  • What’s In A Name? Global Warming vs Climate Change

    07/07/2014 9:38:56 AM PDT · by rface · 15 replies
    We found that the term "global warming" is associated with greater public understanding, emotional engagement, and support for personal and national action than the term "climate change." For example, the term “global warming” is associated with:......[ blahh, blahh, blahh... ]Our findings strongly suggest that the terms global warming and climate change are used differently and mean different things in the minds of many Americans.... Americans are four times more likely to say they hear the term global warming in public discourse than climate change. Likewise, Americans are twice as likely to say they personally use the term global warming than...
  • Latest Projected Path Of Super Typhoon Neoguri Shows How It's About To Rake All Of Japan

    07/07/2014 6:49:28 AM PDT · by blam · 27 replies
    BI ^ | 7-7-2014 | Michael B Kelley
    Michael B KelleyJuly 7, 2014Super Typhoon Neoguri, a "once in decades storm," is about to hit the southern Okinawa island chain with heavy rain and powerful winds before making landfall across the entire island of Japan this week. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the system, which is already producing winds up to 150 mph, may develop into an "extremely intense" storm by Tuesday as it moves north. (snip)
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary July 5, 2014

    07/05/2014 11:38:16 AM PDT · by Excellence · 17 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | July 5, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Review of Arthur, past early-season hurricanes. Typhoon off Japan. 72 hour to 10 day forecast for lower 48. Arctic summer temps, sea ice.
  • Oil industry's wastewater wells blamed for triggering Oklahoma quakes [liberal lies]

    07/04/2014 8:32:02 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 10 replies
    Fortune ^ | July 3, 2014, 2:06 PM EDT | Michael Casey
    ...the study provides the strongest evidence yet that the upsurge quakes in the past decade across Central and mid-America is at least partially to be blamed on humans. More than 300 earthquakes have occurred from 2010 to 2012 compared to an average rate of 21 every year from 1967 to 2000, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Most have ranged from 2.0 to 3.6 on the Richter scale but there have been exceptions, including a 5.6 event in central Oklahoma in November 2011 that destroyed 14 homes and injured two people.
  • Joe Bastardi's Raging WeatherBull - Friday, July 4, 2014

    07/04/2014 7:35:40 AM PDT · by Excellence · 21 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | July 4, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Continuing track of Arthur. Joe has been posting at WUWT, and I've been reading that since I fired up the computer this morning. I've learned an amazing amount of stuff, not just from Joe, but from people who post in response! So I got to Joe's post at Weatherbell kinda late. But here it is!
  • Joe Bastardi's Raging WeatherBull Update on Arthur - July 2, 2014

    07/02/2014 1:47:24 PM PDT · by Excellence · 50 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | July 2, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Update on Hurricane Arthur.
  • Joe Bastardi, Raging WeatherBull - July 1, 2014

    07/01/2014 5:39:05 PM PDT · by Excellence · 14 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | July 1, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Update on the progress of Tropical Cyclone Arthur.
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary June 28, 2014

    06/28/2014 8:30:54 AM PDT · by Excellence · 8 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | June 28,2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Hurricane forecast; Fourth of July forecast; Arctic/Antarctic cooling/ice extant.
  • Global warming's bad, but farming can adapt, Cargill exec says

    06/26/2014 6:21:11 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 6-24-14 | Tom Webb
    Climate change may shrink the ice caps and devastate the coasts, but here in the farmlands of Minnesota and the Dakotas, a milder climate may bring some benefits, a new report suggests. That was one twist in a report issued Tuesday by a group of top corporate and political officials, including Greg Page, executive chairman of Wayzata-based agribusiness giant Cargill. While the group's other notables warned Tuesday about possible devastation ahead, Page delivered a conflicted -- even hopeful -- view of how food production would adjust to a changing climate. For instance, a warming climate is expected to shift the...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary June 21, 2014

    06/21/2014 3:10:16 PM PDT · by Excellence · 13 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | June 21, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Joe covers just about everything here. 1-10 day forecast, how well Weatherbell did last year in forecasting the winter, up to date info on the ENSO, and global ice. So it's all there.
  • EPA chiefs who served under Republicans press for climate action

    06/18/2014 10:19:47 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 18, 2014 | Laura Barron-Lopez
    Four former Environmental Protection Agency administrators who served under Republican presidents on Wednesday said climate change should not be a partisan issue. The former EPA chiefs told reporters that Republican lawmakers who believe the climate is changing should speak out because voters will be on their side. "This should not be a partisan issue," said William Ruckelshaus, the nation's first EPA administrator under President Richard Nixon and again under President Ronald Reagan. "And public demand for doing something may be able to break it apart." The problem, the four former EPA administrators said, is looking at climate change through a...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary June 14, 2014

    06/14/2014 9:28:12 AM PDT · by Excellence · 6 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | June 14, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Heat wave mid-Atlantic, Central States cool/wet. "Super" El Nino contraindicated. Artic Sea ice extent for August above the mean.
  • Aussies To Form Alliance to Thwart Obama’s Climate Goals

    06/10/2014 7:31:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6/9/2014 | Michael Bastasch
    Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott is seeking out “like-minded” countries to form an alliance to thwart climate policies being pushed by President Obama and other world leaders.
  • Obama Says He Wants To “Go Off” On Climate Deniers

    06/08/2014 10:33:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/8/14 | Jim Hoft
    It would seem President Obama is losing patience with those who excercise their free speech rights to express concerns about his (bogus) Climate Change agenda. As a matter of fact, according to an interview published in The New York Times, President Obama would love to “Go Off” on Climate Deniers in Congress: Do you ever want to just go off on the climate deniers in Congress? “Yeah, absolutely,” the president said with a laugh. “Look, it’s frustrating when the science is in front of us. … We can argue about how. But let’s not argue about what’s going on. The...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary June 7, 2014

    06/07/2014 9:34:23 AM PDT · by Excellence · 22 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | June 7, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Artic ice, rainfall, the coming "Super Nińo," and the NOAA adjustment of recorded temperature data. Texas is finally getting some rain.
  • World Bank on Understanding Climate Uncertainty

    06/06/2014 7:59:54 AM PDT · by Excellence · 5 replies
    Climate Etc. ^ | June 6, 2014 | Judith Curry
    "The World Bank has published a new report: Agreeing on Robust Decisions: New Process for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty. This is an important report that lays out a new process to help decision makers better manage uncertainty and disagreement, particularly around climate change, by guiding them to the right decision making processes." Even the World Bank gets it; climate is just too varied to bank on.
  • Trying to Reclaim Leadership on Climate Change

    06/02/2014 6:30:25 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | JUNE 1, 2014 | JUSTIN GILLIS and HENRY FOUNTAIN
    At the end of his first year in office, President Obama flew to Copenhagen and made a big promise: that the United States would cut its greenhouse gas emissions substantially by 2020 — a bold and risky pledge that hinged on a balky Congress to make it possible. His efforts became bogged down within months, and Mr. Obama’s pledge to the rest of the world soon looked like a pipe dream. On Monday, Mr. Obama is planning to bypass Congress and take one of the biggest steps any American president has ever taken on climate change, proposing new rules to...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary May 31, 2014

    05/31/2014 9:33:55 AM PDT · by Excellence · 15 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | May 31, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Joe talks about the "flip" of the Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation from warm to cold, the increasing artic ice as a result, and what occurs during that transition. Also he covers droughts past and present.
  • Obama Vows to Battle Global Climate Change in West Point Speech

    05/29/2014 10:01:43 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 52 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 28, 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    President Obama delivered a major policy speech Wednesday, claiming that fighting climate change was every bit as important to America’s national security as stopping terrorism or working to stop countries from obtaining nuclear weapons. The world, Obama insisted, needed to come together to address this looming global threat. “That spirit of cooperation must energize the global effort to combat climate change – a creeping national security crisis that will help shape your time in uniform, as we’re called on to respond to refugee flows, natural disasters, and conflicts over water and food,” Obama warned. Obama detailed forthcoming policy from his...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary May 24, 2014

    05/24/2014 8:33:14 AM PDT · by Excellence · 18 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | May 24,2014 | Joe Bastardi
    This one-for-the-ages video is a companion piece to an article Joe Bastardi wrote and posted on Patriot Post: The Coming Nine Months: Mud in the Eye of the So-Called 'Permanent' Drought? http://patriotpost.us/opinion/25957 Things are looking up for Texas even as I type, and the future looks even better, and for California, too. In fact, Joe says 2014 is going to be a great year for California red wines.
  • Mud in the Eye of the So-Called 'Permanent' Drought?

    05/22/2014 8:29:01 AM PDT · by Excellence · 4 replies
    The Patriot Post ^ | May 22, 2014 | JoeBastardi
    "I am on this 'kick' to expose before the fact some of the nonsense being spewed and accepted by what I see as an increasingly desperate AGW crowd. It’s now or never for them, though to their credit, they have the political will backing their interests in the form of the EPA that could care less about the fact the department’s lines of evidence have nothing to do with reality." Joe Bastardi
  • Kerry: If We're Wrong on Climate Change, "What's the Worst That Can Happen?"

    05/20/2014 9:17:10 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 56 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 20,2014 | Jeryl Bier
    Secretary of State John Kerry did not shy away from pejorative language when addressing "climate change" in his commencement speech at Boston College on Monday. Kerry referred to those skeptical of the Obama administration's climate claims as "members of the Flat Earth Society" who are "risking nothing less than the future of the entire planet" by resisting implementation of the administration's policies.
  • LIBERALS Cling to a Grievance Culture

    05/19/2014 5:24:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    May 19, 2014
    LIBERALS cling to a grievance culture. It's their crutch and their club. They identify and segregate groups, then pit them against one another; it is easier than telling the truth. With each manufactured "crisis," government "helps" by taking power from the people. So it's, war on women income inequity and wealth redistribution race baiting war on religion (except Islam) climate disruption alarmism obamacare etc etc etc
  • Scientists Respond to the Obama Administration's National Climate Assessment - 2014

    05/18/2014 2:24:30 PM PDT · by Twotone · 15 replies
    Scribd ^ | May 16, 2014 | D’Aleo, Doiron, Easterbrook, Eck, et al
    The National Climate Assessment - 2014 (NCA) is a masterpiece of marketing that shows for the first time the full capabilities of the Obama Administration to spin a scientific topic as they see fit, without regard to the underlying facts. With hundreds of pages written by hundreds of captive scientists and marketing specialists, the administration presents their case for extreme climate alarm. As independent scientists, we know that apparent evidence of “Climate Change,” however scary, is not proof of anything.
  • Miami Will Likely Be Underwater Before Congress Acts on Climate Change

    05/18/2014 11:50:50 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 121 replies
    National Journal ^ | May 15, 2014 | Ronald Brownstein
    Miami will likely be underwater before the Senate can muster enough votes to meaningfully confront climate change. And probably Tampa and Charleston, too—two other cities that last week's National Climate Assessment placed at maximum risk from rising sea levels. Even as studies proliferate on the dangers of a changing climate, the issue's underlying politics virtually ensure that Congress will remain paralyzed over it indefinitely. That means the U.S. response for the foreseeable future is likely to come through executive-branch actions, such as the regulations on carbon emissions from power plants that the Environmental Protection Agency is due to propose next...
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary May 17, 2014

    05/17/2014 10:32:40 AM PDT · by Excellence · 6 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | May 17, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Pacific is in a warm cycle so rain should be returning. California getting a bit of a break. Not looking for a super El Nino. Hurricane forecast.
  • President Obama’s big carbon crackdown readies for launch

    05/16/2014 8:56:06 PM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 5/16/2014 | ERICA MARTINSON
    The EPA’s proposed rule is aimed at scaling back carbon emissions from existing power plants, the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gases. It’s scheduled for a public rollout June 2, after months of efforts by the administration to publicize the mounting scientific evidence that rising seas, melting glaciers and worsening storms pose a danger to human society. “This rule is the most significant climate action this administration will take,” said Kyle Aarons at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, one of a host of groups awaiting the rule’s release. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has urged the EPA to “go...
  • Lennart Bengtsson: ‘Some People Like My Views, Others Don’t – That’s How Science Should Be’

    05/15/2014 10:37:03 AM PDT · by Excellence · 2 replies
    The Golbal Warming Policy Foundation ^ | May 15,2014 | Wills Robinson
    Professor Lennart Bengtsson, 79, a leading academic from the University of Reading, left the high-profile Global Warming Policy Foundation as a result of the threats, which he described as ‘virtually unbearable’. The group was set up by former Tory Chancellor Lord Lawson and are sceptical about radical policy changes aimed at combating global warming. The Swedish climatologist, who has published more than 200 papers, said he received hundreds of emails from colleagues criticising his decision to switch to the organisation. His ‘defection’ was described as the biggest switch from the pro-climate change lobby to the sceptic camp to date. He...
  • Bengtsson Burners (Steyn)

    05/15/2014 10:29:06 AM PDT · by Excellence · 6 replies
    SteynOnline ^ | May 15, 2014 | Mark Steyn
    Two days ago, I wrote that for me the real issue in the upcoming Mann vs Steyn trial is not so much my own personal freedom of speech but the broader freedom to speak given "the climate of fear that Mann and his fellow ayatollahs of alarmism have succeeded in imposing on an important scientific field": If you're older, tenured, sufficiently eminent and can stand his acolytes jumping you in the parking lot and taking the hockey stick to you, you'll acknowledge that his greatest achievement is distinguished mainly for its "misrepresentations" and "falsifications". But, if you're a younger scientist,...
  • Half Of The US Is In A Drought

    05/14/2014 3:01:40 PM PDT · by blam · 39 replies
    BI ^ | mike Carlowicz
    Half Of The US Is In A Drought Mike Carlowicz, NASA Earth ObservatoryMay 14, 2014 Drought - NASA Earth Observatory U.S. Drought Monitor. As of May 6, 2014, half of the United States was experiencing some level of drought. Nearly 15 percent of the nation was gripped by extreme to exceptional drought. For the Plains and the Southwest, it's a pattern that has been persistent for much of the past several years. The map above was developed by the U.S. National Drought Monitor, a partnership of U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the University of...
  • Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

    05/14/2014 10:58:25 AM PDT · by givemELL · 18 replies
    Oregon In stitute of Science and Medicine, ^ | 2007 | Arthur B. Robinsin, et al
    Item is copyrighted 1998-2008. The bibliography is extensive. The project is all inclusive of data collected to that point.
  • Global Cooling Underway

    05/14/2014 9:16:37 AM PDT · by Excellence · 16 replies
    Principia Scientific International ^ | May 14,2014 | Dr Sierra Rayne
    With global temperature data now available for the first three months of 2014, an interesting trend has clearly emerged: global cooling. No longer is it just a hypothesis. For the first quarter of each calendar year since 2002, it is effectively a fact at reasonably strong statistical significance. Here is the data: (continued at site)
  • Gore blames Koch brothers for GOP position on climate

    05/13/2014 10:34:11 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 29 replies
    Gore blames Koch brothers for GOP position on climate By Mario Trujillo - 05/13/14 01:04 PM EDT Former Vice President Al Gore blamed Republicans’ fear of crossing the mega-donor Koch brothers for the GOP's skepticism on climate change. Gore, during an interview Monday, said it is not "complicated why they have all been cowed into abandoning" their position on the issue, asserting that Republicans fear facing opponents financed by billionaires Charles and David Koch, who have poured millions into the midterm elections this year. "Anyone who wants to set his or her aspirations on the Republican nomination for the presidency...
  • Spring storm drops foot of snow on Colorado, Wyoming

    05/12/2014 6:44:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Portland Press Herald ^ | 5/12/14 | Thomas Peipart
    Denver officials plan to deploy as many as 70 snowplows to prepare for the Monday commute. A powerful spring storm dropped more than a foot of sloppy, wet snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming on Mother’s Day, causing crashes and leading to road closures, and forecasters warned that conditions could get worse as temperatures plummeted overnight.
  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary May 10, 2014

    05/10/2014 9:03:39 AM PDT · by Excellence · 10 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | May 10, 2014 | Joe Bastardi
    Good News for Texas; it looks like rain is in the forecast. Bad news for Denver and Michigan; cold and snow. No Super Nino this year, but bad winter coming. Good news for global ice amounts.
  • Networks Spend 27 Minutes on Climate Change, Just 15 Seconds on Lois Lerner Contempt Vote

    05/08/2014 2:58:09 PM PDT · by upchuck · 8 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 8, 2014 | Geoffrey Dickens
    Not even a full vote by the House of Representatives to hold Lois Lerner in contempt can shake the networks out of their slumber in covering the IRS scandal. On Wednesday the House voted 231-178 (all Republicans voted yes with six Democrats) to hold Lerner in contempt for refusing to testify about the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. Total coverage by ABC, CBS and NBC? Just a 15-second brief on Thursday’s edition of ABC’s Good Morning America. However the Big Three networks did find the 110x more time this week to tout the “dire” and “alarming” findings from the White...
  • Global Warming Renamed Again: Now It’s ‘Global Climate Disruption’

    05/06/2014 9:58:31 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 34 replies
    May 6, 2014 10:42 AM Global Warming Renamed Again: Now It's 'Global Climate Disruption' By Greg Pollowitz President Obama’s science adviser, John Holdren, thinks we should change the name of “climate change,” which was formerly known as “global warming,” to ”global climate disruption.” Via ScienceInsider: First there was “global warming.” Then many researchers suggested “climate change” was a better term. Now, White House science adviser John Holdren is renewing his call for a new nomenclature to describe the end result of dumping vast quantities of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases into Earth’s atmosphere: “global climate disruption.” “I’ve always thought...