Daily Archives: September 22, 2010

26 Hurricanes Struck The US During The 1880s

It has been more than two years since any hurricane (Ike) made landfall in the US – one of the longest periods on record without a strike. But the 1880s (before global climate disruption) were very different – twenty-six hurricanes … Continue reading

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Illinois Summer Temperature Trends

Reader “Hal” posted this comment in response to my “Coldest Summer in Chicago” article : OOOOO a cold summer. How about looking at overall trends. You might see that it is warming. Don’t do big oils bidding. Educate yourself. Fair … Continue reading

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Igor To Stall In Baffin Bay

I superimposed the NCEP temperature forecast map on the NHC Igor forecast map. It looks like Igor will be stalled in Baffin Bay for several days, and may produce large amounts of snow in Greenland and the Eastern Canadian Arctic.

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Repeal The Law!

Aztec Climate Control There is a lot of concern being voiced by lawmakers who voted to control the climate through higher taxes. http://articles.latimes.com/2010/sep/21/nation/la-na-environmental-election-20100921 Key donors, citing the fate of the global warming legislation, are not contributing as much money as … Continue reading

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Very Hot September – 1938

http://docs.lib.noaa.gov/rescue/mwr/066/mwr-066-09-c1.pdf Parts of the Northwest were more than 10 degrees above normal.

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Summer of 2009 Was The Coldest In Chicago’s History


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Is Extreme Weather Really Increasing?

THE FORGOTTEN STORM The Great Tri-State Tornado of 1925 was the worst tornado in history to strike America, sweeping through Missouri, Illinois and Indiana, injuring 2,000 and killing 695. Although now largely forgotten, it set standards against which we still … Continue reading

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Will Arctic Temperatures Jump This Week?

Every year since 2004, autumn temperatures north of 80N have been well above normal. So far, it hasn’t happened in 2010. http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/meant80n.uk.php

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The Death Spiral – Visualized

September 21, 2007 was the day the earth stood still. Seven billion people breathlessly awaited the end of the winds which were compacting the Arctic ice. Everyone understood how the edge of the Arctic ice pack directly affected their ability … Continue reading

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There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Noho

Three people in a unique Pacific Island community face the first devastating effects of climate change, including a terrifying flood.  Will they decide to stay with their island home or move to a new and unfamiliar land, leaving their culture … Continue reading

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