The ‘Baby Grand’ has arrived

No we aren’t talking pianos, but Grand Solar Minimums. Today a new milestone was reached. As you can see below, we’ve been leading up to it for a few years. (Update: based on comments, I’ve updated the graph above to show the 2004 solar max by sliding the view window to the left a bit…

Tornado Season So Far Not as Bad as 2008

WUWT readers may remember last year that we had an early outbreak of Tornado season, and media opportunist Senator John Kerry immediately jumped at the chance to blame the weather event on “global warming” as we reported here on WUWT: Kerry appeared on MSNBC on February 6 to discuss storms that have killed at least…

Canada Has a Frigid May after a Cold Winter

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP May has been frigid slowing the planting and emergence of the summer crops in Canada. Late freezes and even snows are still occurring regularly and can be expected the rest of the month. See larger image here. The chart above shows the May 2009 temperature anomaly through May 24th. Parts…