Climate modeling turkey shoot, western style

Western U.S. Precipitation Extremes—How Did This Turkey Get Published? By Dr. Patrick Michaels When it comes to changes in future precipitation across the United States, climate models projections are all over the map. In other words, they provide no useful guidance for the future. But that doesn’t stop people from trying to sell them. Now…

Strong Storm Strikes Pacific Northwest – Low Elevation Snow To Follow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steve Pierce President, Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society Vancouver, Washington (March 12th 2012) – “A strong late season storm is making landfall this afternoon along the Oregon and Washington coast. Winds have gusted to as high as nearly 90 mph along the northern Oregon coast and 45-60 mph at some…

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Snow White Takes a Walk In The Park

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I wrote a post called I Used To Be Snow White (… but then I drifted) a week or so ago about a study titled “Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Winter Snowfall” (PDF) that claimed to link low arctic ice levels with high snow levels. To recap, their specific…

I wonder if Gleick is invited?

Dr. Peter Gleick recently resurfaced at another water conference acting as if nothing had or is about to happen just 17 days after admitting he apparently engaged in wire fraud. One wonders if he’ll be seen at this big event or if he has been asked to quietly sit this one out.- Anthony ============================================================= Experts:…

Newsbytes: Anti-Green Rollback Begins in UK

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF The UK government wants nuclear power to be given parity with renewables in Europe, in a move that would significantly boost atomic energy in Britain but downgrade investment in renewable generation, according to a leaked document seen by the Guardian. The EU-wide target should be scrapped when its…

Hurricane-Force Wind Gusts, Heavy Snow to Hammer Northwest

For Immediate Release – AccuWeather News March 12, 2012 — State College, PA –As locations east of the Rockies experience Maylike warmth, residents in the Pacific Northwest are in for a stormy week. The first in a round of potent storm systems will crash onshore today, bringing a variety of active weather conditions including hurricane-force…

Gosh, really?

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  some “could be might be” research with a possible conclusion. I wonder why there doesn’t seem to be evidence for a complete melt long ago in this paper: New study shows temperature in Greenland significantly warmer than present several times in the last 4000 years. And I…