Winter Will not Loosen Its grip Anytime Soon in the Eastern US

…very cold and active pattern next couple of weeks to include a weekend storm threat

No Wind Friday

We are now dangerously reliant on interconnectors, not least because wind power is also falling in countries like Germany and Denmark:

Greece Puts Coal Power Plants Shut Down in 2019 Back Into Operation…To Avert Winter Blackouts!

But that has turned out to be easier said than done. Greece now is putting lignite-fired power plants back into operation after a recent study by Greek electricity regulator RAE…

Weather Lulls: Germany Forced To Burn 20% More Coal, The Very Energy Source That’s To Be Phased Out

The energy source that Germany moves to shut down, rescued the country from widespread blackouts in 2021.

October Cool-Down In Ireland, France…Analysts: “Already Straining Natural Gas Supplies” For Europe!

Temperatures are set to drop starting across Europe next week as a high pressure system could also bring colder air flows over central and southern Europe by the end of…

$5 trillion in 2021 global debt/equity raised (so far), “divest fossil fuels” in full swing, the world running short of natural gas/coal, and winter is coming

And yet, even with that freedom, I am at a loss to describe the mayhem going on in the energy world. It’s not that I’m afraid of stepping on toes,…

Europe is switching back to coal to survive bleak winter

Europe’s embarrassing coal comeback will make any Net Zero demands almost impossible for politicians from the UK and Europe not least because they are also dealing with the growing fear…

Winter is not going away without a fight

pattern says not quite yet – at least not for much of the central and eastern US. Not only is a chilly air mass coming for later this week, it…

Polar bears can come ashore any time of year and cause trouble: a timely reminder

If you thought polar bears were only a danger to people in summer when sea ice is low, think again. Bears do occasionally come ashore early to mid-winter looking for…

Major storm to impact the central and eastern US

Guest post by Paul Dorian A colorful surface forecast map by the 12Z GFS for Saturday evening depicting a multi-hazard event with significant snow (blue) and ice (purple, pink) on…

Extreme heat increasing in both summer and winter

From Eurekalert Public Release: 26-Nov-2018 American Geophysical Union IMAGE: Soybeans show the effect of the Texas drought near Navasota, TX on Aug. 21, 2013. Credit: USDA WASHINGTON, DC –A new study shows…

Were Late Season Snowstorms and the Long Cold Winter Caused by Anthropogenic Global Warming or a Cold Northern Polar Region?

Image Credit: Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” I recommend that everyone watch this brief Weather Channel segment titled “Blame Climate Change for Long Winter“, the…

Germany Weathers Darkest Winter in 43 Years

“Overly Overcast: Germany Weathers Darkest Winter in 43 Years” It seems that there’s a lot of gloom in Germany this Winter, more so than usual. This article in Spiegel explains…

Why are we so bad at long range weather forecasting?

By WUWT regular “justthefacts” In researching the use of tidal forces in long range weather forecasting, I came across an interesting August 30th, 2010 Associated Press/ MSNBC article based on…

Snowmageddon II: Monster blizzard to bomb New England?

Merry Christmas!  The best numerical weather prediction models in the world have been churning out 5-day forecasts for the past few days that will make someone pull their hair out. …