Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

More Heavy Snow Headed For Arizona This Weekend


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Major Fail Below ↓

My NSIDC post below ↓ was looking at the wrong numbers. The comparison should have compared the September ratio of  (>1 ice/<1 ice) to the April ratio of (>2 ice/1-2 ice) The reason being that the September <1 ice became … Continue reading

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Romm : Humans Can’t Adapt Without Carbon Taxes

Darwin missed that important detail.

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NSIDC Forgot To Throw A Party For The One Year Olds

[Update : Actually, I just forgot to use my brain. This post is completely bogus – as explained here] The blink comparator above flashes between normalized NSIDC end of September 2010 ice age percentages and April, 2011 ice age percentages. … Continue reading

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Humans Must Have Gone Extinct 5,000 Years Ago

Imagine the ice free Arctic of 5,000 years ago. Polar Bears drowning, Walruses unable to reproduce – but worst of all the planet must have been uninhabitable for humans. 2011 starts with lowest Arctic sea ice extent on record Projections … Continue reading

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PIPS Ice Thickness

Frank Lansner sent this graph of PIPS Arctic ice thickness over. It shows fairly good correlation since 1999 with the NSIDC ice age graph at bottom. 2007-2008 was an anomaly, and the ice volume is clearly growing over the last … Continue reading

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Why is a raven like a writing desk?

In Hansen’s world, 2010 was La Nina and 2011 is El Nino. Even for a near record-breaking year like 2010 the broader context is more important than a single year. “Certainly, it is interesting that 2010 was so warm despite … Continue reading

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The Magic Number Revealed

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Walt Meier : Ice-Free Arctic In The Last 15,000 Years

“Examination of several proxy records (e.g., sediment cores) of sea ice indicate ice-free or near ice-free summer conditions for at least some time during the period of 15,000 to 5,000 years ago” http://wattsupwiththat.com/ The Polar Bears must gave gone extinct … Continue reading

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Does Ice Cream Slide Out Of A Bowl?

The high priest of the hotheads is NASA’s James Hansen, who preaches that, unless we dial back to 350ppm, we will lose, within a hundred years’ time, the vast majority of Greenland’s ice, which will raise sea levels about 20 … Continue reading

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