No, Global Warming is Not Causing More Frequent Arctic Outbreaks

Reposted from Chris Martz Weather Posted on 10 Nov 2019 by Chris Martz By Chris Martz | November 9, 2019 INTRODUCTION Just when wildfires weren’t enough, we now have people blaming cold weather on a warming climate, which seems quite contradictory. In light of the Arctic outbreak in forecast this coming week, people like Phil…

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Cold pattern continues for much of the US with the next impressive Arctic blast arriving late in the week in the Mid-Atlantic/NE US and another one early next week

Guest post by Paul Dorian Overview November has started off much colder-than-normal across the nation and there won’t be any let up for the eastern 2/3rds of the nation into at least the middle part of the month. The cold start to the month follows a colder-than-normal October across the CONUS with more than twelve-hundred…

Back to the Anthropocene! Arctic Sea Ice Edition

Guest geological story-telling by David Middleton Do you ever get tired of smarmy, snot-nosed articles like this? Obituary: Remembering the Holocene Epoch BY CHRIS WILSON AUGUST 29, 2016 The Holocene Epoch, which witnessed milestones from the development of Crater Lake to the invention of the electric guitar, died prematurely Monday in Cape Town at the age of…

Low sea-ice cover in the Arctic

Second-lowest September minimum since observations began Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research The sea-ice extent in the Arctic is nearing its annual minimum at the end of the melt season in September. Only circa 3.9 million square kilometres of the Arctic Ocean are covered by sea ice any more, according to…