Daily Archives: February 8, 2011

Wind Power Generated 1.9% Of The UK’s Electricity Today

One of wind’s better days. http://www.bmreports.com/bsp/bsp_home.htm

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Hottest Year Ever : Coldest Winter Ever

Georgia eyes coldest winter ever By Pam Knox, University of Georgia Feb. 8, 2011 7:44am Cold temperatures and heavy snow crippled north Georgia in January. Despite heavier-than-normal snowfall, precipitation amounts were below normal, increasing drought conditions across the state. Georgia‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Love At First Sight

A new season of The History Channel’s show “Top Shot” starts tonight. Here are two of the contestants. http://entertainment.blogs.foxnews.com/

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Does This Law Also Cover Climate Scientists?

A month after Romanian authorities began taxing them for their trade, the country’s soothsayers and fortune tellers are cursing a new bill that threatens fines or even prison if their predictions don’t come true. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20110208/D9L8LR4G1.html

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Why The New Mexico Supreme Court Is Worried About Global Warming

With temperatures in New Mexico running only 25 degrees F below normal, people there are rightly concerned about a 0.6C rise in adjusted thermometer data over the last 160 years. http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/products/maps/acis/MonthTDeptUS.png

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Record Number Of Lost Skiers In Vermont

The Vermont State Police in Rutland have reported a record number of “lost” skiers at Vermont ski resorts and backcountry ski areas since December. Heavy snowfall and whiteout conditions have added to the problem of skiers losing their ways on … Continue reading

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Combet Wants To Tax Oz Into A Depression

AUSTRALIA’S climate change policies will lead greenhouse gas emissions to balloon out of control in the next few years, the federal government says in an annual report to the United Nations. Instead of the 5 to 25 per cent cut … Continue reading

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Serreze : North Pole Could Be Ice Free in 2008


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Cars Are The Problem

I took my dogs out for a bike ride around midnight last night. It had been snowing hard for several hours and temperatures were about 8F (-13C.) Amazingly, not a single car had driven over the snow anywhere in my … Continue reading

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Arctic Ice Volume Has Increased 26% Over The Last Three Years

According to US Navy PIPS2 maps, the area of thick Arctic ice has more than doubled, and the volume of Arctic ice has increased by 26% – since 2008. You can see from the graph below that ice thickness distribution … Continue reading

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