Daily Archives: December 24, 2010

Snowmageddon II: Monster blizzard to bomb New England?

Merry Christmas!  The best numerical weather prediction models in the world have been churning out 5-day forecasts for the past few days that will make someone pull their hair out.  The main question is how far east will the major … Continue reading

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Lump of coal award: to IPCC lead author Kevin Trenberth for hiding the decline (or the lack of increase) in global temperatures

Old, but untold. Trenberth treated us to a trick in his Halloween interview with Bill Sweet by changing the sign on his own most famous quote. As Trenberth now tells it: One cherry-picked message saying we can’t account for current … Continue reading

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Holiday Open Thread

I’ll be offline Christmas through News Years day, until about Jan 2nd but may check in from time to time. Those of you that signed up to be guest authors, and have been approved, check your email for instructions. If … Continue reading

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Friday Holiday Funny

Josh from Cartoons by Josh offers this cheerful holiday message…

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Snowfall “…a very rare and exciting event”

From the Independent, March 20th, 2000: However, the warming is so far manifesting itself more in winters which are less cold than in much hotter summers. According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit … Continue reading

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By Charles The Moderator, I have lived in California all my life, the first half in SoCal, the second half in NorCal. A funny thing happens ever year. If we have a below normal amount of rain, in the spring … Continue reading

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Comment 500,000

Happened on the Willis Energy thread. And the winner is…

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Jim and Bill’s excellent misadventure

This is a web formatted version of the PDF found here on Dr. James Hansen’s Columbia.edu web site. I don’t have much respect left for Dr. Hansen, particularly when he uses the word “deniers” nine times in this interview. The … Continue reading

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