Daily Archives: April 5, 2011

Arctic Ozone “Hole” in March

From the European Space Agency, a story of significant cold and wind patterns that have created an ozone “hole” in the Arctic where there normally isn’t one. The last time this happened was in 1997. It isn’t really a “hole” … Continue reading

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Bastardi: no return of El Niño til 2012

No No to el Nino ( till 2012) By Joe Bastardi (from his WeatherBell blog) I was going to write something about the dreaded back door front and how while it may be 90 at the masters this weekend it … Continue reading

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Global temperature still headed down- UAH: negative territory

The global temperature has fallen .653°C (from +0.554 in March 2010 to -0.099 in March 2011) in just one year. That’s a magnitude nearly equivalent to the agreed upon global warming signal agreed upon by the IPCC. It is quite … Continue reading

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Courtillot on the solar UV climate connection

From the HockeySchtick Video: Geophysicist explains how the Sun controls climate, not CO2 Dr. Vincent Courtillot is a professor of geophysics at the University Paris-Diderot and Chair of paleomagnetism and geodynamics of the Institut Universitaire de France. In the recent lecture below he … Continue reading

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