Daily Archives: September 14, 2010

Inside The AGW Mind

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6908408/ns/technology_and_science-space/ A sometimes heard AGW talking point is that we need to start terraforming Mars, for habitation after Earth becomes unlivable due to CO2. The idea is that it will be easier to live on a incredibly cold, dry planet … Continue reading

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Norweigans Misplace A Big Chunk of Ice

NORSEX lost a big piece of Arctic ice today. Enough to place 17,000 Manhattans on. At current loss rates, the Arctic will be ice free by next week.

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CO2 As A Pollutant

The US Environmental Protection Agency is working hard to bypass our system of representative government. They understand that saving the world is indeed more important than letting the elected officials of one ignorant country block their critically important work. They … Continue reading

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The 1804 Snowicane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_Revere’s_ride.jpg In October, 1804 a major hurricane struck New England and dumped 2-3 feet of snow on the region. The storm blew over the steeple of the Old North Church in Boston – one of the first hangouts of those … Continue reading

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The Hottest Year Ever

A few fond memories from the hottest year ever, when the earth went past the tipping point. On February 13, 2010 the US had snow in all 48 contiguous states.

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England Winning The World Cup Could Become Normal

England has done well in recent international matches. Soccer analysts have been arguing for years that England winning the World Cup could become a normal pattern rather than a once in a lifetime occurrence.

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An Open Letter To Asia

http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/polar-bear.jpg Dear CO2 emitting Asians (you know who you are) Please stop driving cars and building power plants. Your activities upset westerners who worry about cuddly Polar Bears and other large carnivores. Do you want to be responsible for upsetting … Continue reading

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View From The Top

http://rkwok.jpl.nasa.gov/publications/Kwok.2009.GRL.pdf When you are standing on top of a hill, the only direction you can travel is down. Satellites monitoring the Arctic came on line right at the Arctic ice peak (see the JPL graph above) after the ice age … Continue reading

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Long Shadows Near The Pole

The Sun will set at the North Pole next week for the winter, and shadows are getting very long. The cloud shadows seen below are 20 miles long and appear to be cast by a  low cloud bank. There are … Continue reading

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The Ability To Adapt

Charles Darwin observed that the environment changes over time (he noted sea shells in the high mountains) and that the survival of organisms depends on their ability to adapt to change.

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