Daily Archives: November 11, 2009

NCDC: October USA – temperature 3rd coldest on record, wettest ever on record

From the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), State of the Climate, National Overview, October 2009: Temperature Highlights – October The average October temperature of 50.8°F was 4.0°F below the 20th Century average and ranked as the 3rd coolest based … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate data, records, Weather | 128 Comments

Christy: attention brought by climate change views “almost a drug”

Global warming skeptic tells group that cure is worse than problem. By Lee Roop, special to The Huntsville Times HUNTSVILLE, AL – Science doesn’t support current global warming alarms and, even if it did, current proposals to fix things won’t … Continue reading

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Lightning: a new tool for accurately measuring the sun’s rotation when sunspots are not present

This is one big surprise. Moments of serendipity are some of the best quotes of science: “Hmmm, that’s odd”. As an amateur radio operator myself, I find this study fascinating. If you want to know more about VLF radio, see … Continue reading

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Georgia Tech: “50 percent of the [USA] warming that has occurred since 1950 is due to land use changes rather than greenhouse gases”

From a Georgia Tech Press Release: Reducing Greenhouse Gases May Not Be Enough to Slow Climate Change Georgia Tech City and Regional Planning Professor Brian Stone publishes a paper in the December edition of Environmental Science and Technology that suggests … Continue reading

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Pachauri claims Indian scientific position “arrogant”

From the : India ‘arrogant’ to deny global warming link to melting glaciers IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri accuses Indian environment ministry of ‘arrogance’ for its report claiming there is no evidence that climate change has shrunk Himalayan glaciers The Himalayas. … Continue reading

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