Daily Archives: September 9, 2010

Rooney Scores – Off The Pitch

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Obama Campaign Promise : “Pay As You Go”

Captured from BarackObama.com – June 13, 2009 – before it was removed. Barack Obama will restore fiscal discipline to Washington: Obama and Biden review the federal budget line by line and eliminate programs that don’t work or are unnecessary. The … Continue reading

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Forget The CO2 – It Is The Cars Themselves Which Are The Problem

Smog in Denver There were nearly 6,420,000 auto accidents in the United States in 2005. The financial cost of these crashes is more than 230 Billion dollars. 2.9 million people were injured and 42,636 people killed. About 115 people die … Continue reading

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Julienne Stroeve on Ice Thickness

– Julienne Stroeve from NSIDC graciously agreed to answer some queries about ice thickness. My questions and her responses are below.

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Dr. Hansen on Extreme Weather (1999)

Empirical evidence does not lend much support to the notion that climate is headed precipitately toward more extreme heat and drought. The drought of 1999 covered a smaller area than the 1988 drought, when the Mississippi almost dried up. And … Continue reading

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Play Along – The CO2 Blame Game

Gawker Image It goes like this : We can’t say that this particular event is caused by CO2, but we expect events of this type to become more frequent as atmospheric CO2 increases.

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Relentless Winds Pushing Back The Arctic Ice Edge

Since mid-August, southerly winds have been pushing the edge of the Arctic ice back towards the North Pole. This is very similar to the pattern from the last El Niño year of 2007.

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Heat Records By Continent

The last time any continent set a record high temperature was 1974. http://www.insidervlv.com/WeatherRecordWorld.html From : http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/globalextremes.html

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Five Worst Floods in World History

All before 1976

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Five Worst Floods in US History

All before 1973

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