Tag Archives: Los Angeles

UCLA pulls a “children aren’t going to know what snow is”

From the University of California – Los Angeles, apparently there will be no more skiing at Big Bear. UCLA climate study predicts dramatic loss in local snowfall By midcentury, snowfall on Los Angeles–area mountains will be 30 to 40 percent … Continue reading

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An image of the Powerhouse Fire in California

From NASA: NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color satellite image of California’s Powerhouse Fire with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on June 1, 2013. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS’s thermal bands, are outlined in red. According to … Continue reading

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How much do you want to bet global warming causes sharknadoes?

No, really, after the week we’ve had where every opportunist out there is trying to blame global warming for the Moore Oklahoma tornado, I’m not kidding. Sharknadoes are the new EF10. The brief description: When a freak hurricane swamps Los … Continue reading

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Moronomics

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Reading my Sunday paper today, I find the following: Customers Can Sell Back Solar Power. The Los Angeles District of Water and Power will allow customers to sell back excess solar energy created on their … Continue reading

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‘Carmageddon’ in LA makes ‘Carmaheaven’

From the University of California – Los Angeles  and the WUWT Obvious Science Department: ‘Carmaheaven’: Closure of 405 in 2011 improved air quality up to 83 percent Take the time to enjoy a deep breath next weekend when the 405 … Continue reading

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M4.1 Earthquake in Los Angeles area

From USGS: Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

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Tisdale: “Mercury rising”? “Greater L.A. to heat up an average 4 to 5 degrees by mid-century”????

Guest post by Bob Tisdale SkepticalScience recently published a post titled Mercury rising: Greater L.A. to heat up an average 4 to 5 degrees by mid-century. It’s a cross post of a UCLA press release with the same title. It … Continue reading

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Oh, the ironing!

The headline is a hat tip to The Daily Bayonet, who we miss, still in hiatus.  Excerpts from the Los Angeles Times: By Abby Sewell, Los Angeles Times June 19, 2012, 12:33 a.m. Faulty computer modeling caused the equipment problems … Continue reading

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Another skeptical university professor fired – related to CARB’s PM2.5 air pollution regulation scandal

There’s more ugliness like what went on recently with Oregon State University. This professor exposed corruption within the California University system that had ties to the California Air Resources Board’s botched PM2.5 rules. As we’ve seen recently, this PM2.5 regulatory … Continue reading

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Los Angeles TV station pans California’s AB32 climate bill

This is a surprise, a major TV station in Los Angeles pushes back against the California Air Resources Board AB32 bill aka California’s Global Warming Solutions Act. I urge readers to drop him a letter of support at the email address … Continue reading

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Great Circle Route over the pole cleared for Branson’s Virgin Air

This will shave six hours off a flight from London to Fiji, which had to either stop in Los Angeles or Seoul en-route. There’s a good side and a bad side to this. The good side: Thousands, perhaps hundreds of … Continue reading

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California’s remarkable December weather

While Miami and much of south Florida experienced the coldest December on record, the “other sunny state”, California, has been getting blasted with snow. My family and I experienced this firsthand yesterday on the drive back from Southern California to … Continue reading

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Los Angeles laughs at recent “invisible summer” AP article

Downtown Los Angeles scorches with temperatures 110+ F … NWS Current temp at USC [UPDATE: 2:30 PM Pacific: USC station no longer reporting?- Ryan  2:52 FIXED LINK - Anthony]   WUWT:  oh little sensor: why did you stop reporting the temperature … Continue reading

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