The same thing happened in 2013. Photo courtesy Seth Schrenzel

Burning Man Festival washed out due to ‘surprise rain’

Expect hippies to be blaming this on climate change in 3…2…1 Eric Worrall writes: | The Burning Man Festival, a famous Nevada cultural festival, dedicated to sharing, art, self reliance, self expression, burning a big wooden statue, and sky high ticket prices, has reportedly been delayed due to the rain. According to the report, the…

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Microbes, rain, and climate

From the American Chemical Society Dust — and the microbes hitching rides on it — influences rain, climate SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 — Dusty air blowing across the Pacific from Asia and Africa plays a critical role in precipitation patterns throughout the drought-stricken western U.S. Today, a scientist will present new research suggesting that…

Global Warming: The Incompetent Politician’s Excuse?

Detroit blaming global warming instead of poor infrastructure maintenance. Story submitted by Eric Worrall The US City of Detroit is currently in the midst of a crisis – a massive rainstorm has overwhelmed the city’s sewer system, causing extensive flooding. However, Craig Covey, spokesman for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, has blamed global…

A trifecta of uncertainty: study finds global precipitation is increasing, decreasing, & not changing

This story from the Hockey Schtick is a verification of an analysis on WUWT from Bob Tisdale: No Consensus among Three Global Precipitation Datasets According to a paper published today in Atmospheric Science Letters, global precipitation has either decreased, increased, or not changed over the past 30 years, depending upon which of 3 global datasets are…