Cold wave grips northern Saudi Arabia, meteorologists fear strongest cold snap ever

From The Watchers Posted by Julie Celestial on January 30, 2020 at 08:28 UTC (1 day ago) Categories: Extreme cold, Featured articles, Severe weather Parts of Saudi Arabia are shivering through a strong cold snap with chilly winds particularly in the northern regions. The cold wave started a few days ago and is forecast to…

Warming and the Snows of Yesteryear

Reposted from American Thinker By Gregory Wrightstone I was recently reminded of one of the most common misconceptions about our changing climate that is often accepted as fact by climate skeptics and true believers alike. Last week a commentary written by a fellow geologist and colleague lamented the less snow and cold in recent winters…

Snow in Israel

Snow a Thing of the Past, Not around Baton Rouge!

As a frigid, perhaps the coldest on record for many, Thanksgiving approaches for many across the United States, here is an anecdotal tale of a lifetime of weather in Louisiana.~ctm By Kenneth Bahlinger, South Louisiana Snows and Winter Weather Events: You and I want it to snow in the deep south every winter. A year ago…

'Twas the nightmare before Christmas

By Joe Bastardi ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the news, There were reports of record cold, so many were confused. Told global warming is why we should care, And that the point of no return would soon be here. The children were bombarded with tales of dread, While visions of climate disasters…

They are just now figuring this out?

From the University of Washington, something woodsmen, hunters, and campers have observed in forests for hundreds of years.  It’s all about the LWIR. Snow melts faster under trees than in open areas in mild climates It’s a foggy fall morning, and University of Washington researcher Susan Dickerson-Lange pokes her index finger into the damp soil…

Vanishing Snow: Should There Be A Law?

By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Last month, more than 100 ski resorts joined the Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) Climate Declaration. The BICEP declaration urges that Americans “use less electricity,” “drive a more efficient car,” and choose “clean energy” to combat climate change. Ski resorts are concerned that…

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 less than it was at the end of the 20th century, according to a UCLA…

New research projects mitigation of sea level rise

Recent snowfall anomalies in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica Enhanced snowfall on the East Antarctic ice sheet is projected to significantly mitigate 21st century global sea level rise. In recent years (2009 and 2011), regionally extreme snowfall anomalies in Dronning Maud Land, in the Atlantic sector of East Antarctica, have been observed. It has been…