The latest data just in from the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor Michigan indicates that as of today, total ice cover reached the second highest value on record 91%, beating the previous 2nd highest value set in 1994 of 90.7%. See the chart.
Story submitted by Eric Worrall In further indications of global warming induced cold, Niagara Falls has frozen over for a second time this winter.
UPDATE: 3/5/14 Chipotle spokesman walks back the claim, see below. Chipotle warns global warming may force it to stop serving guacamole. Yes, that’s an actual headline. Too bad they didn’t do a little research first. This story is from the excitable kids at Climate Progress, who are paid to make you worry about these things:
20 years of data demonstrates it remains stable NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – March 3, 2014 – Several recent studies have generated a great deal of publicity for their claims that the warming climate is slowing the pace of the Gulf Stream. They say that the Gulf Stream is decreasing in strength as a result of rising…
No mention though of the possibility that this is all part of a natural pattern, and of course no mention of Ms. Stroeve’s Greenpeace connections to her research, which brings her scientific objectivity into question. UPDATE: A graph submitted by a commenter suggests otherwise as does recently published paper. See below. UPDATE2: data source has…
Weather Underground’s Dr. Jeff Masters jumps the shark with the Voice of Russia:
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Seventeen and a half years. Not a flicker of global warming. The RSS satellite record, the first of the five global-temperature datasets to report its February value, shows a zero trend for an impressive 210 months. Miss Brevis, send a postcard to Mr Gore: