Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

Maldives Airport Plans Disappear Off The Internet

In December (on a tip from Scarlet Pumpernickel) I pointed out that the Maldives government doesn’t actually believe their sea level propaganda, rather they just use it to generate publicity and revenue. How do I know? – They are building … Continue reading

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1919 : Texas Rescued From Three Years Of Drought – By Oil Boom

http://news.google.com/newspapers h/t to glacierman

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Here This Week – Gone The Next

http://www.drought.unl.edu/dm/DM_west.htm Southeastern Colorado is listed as being in an “extreme drought” today. Over the next week, they are forecast (by WRF) to get more than one fourth of their normal annual precipitation.

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Cold And Wet

http://mapcenter.hamweather.com/records/7day/us.html When the air temperature is cold, the saturation vapour pressure of water decreases – making it easier to precipitate. That is why wet weather tends to occur when it is cold. California gets almost no precipitation during the summer, … Continue reading

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Vostok Cores Show Zero Climate Sensitivity

Vostok ice core data http://blogs.edf.org/climate411/2007/06/29/human_cause-3/ Over the last sixty years, atmospheric CO2 has risen almost 50% higher than at any other time during the last 400,000 years. Temperatures at Vostok during that time have been flat to down. The implication … Continue reading

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Antarctic Meltdown

Hansen says that multi-metre sea level rise this century is “dead certain.” http://www.wunderground.com/

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1948-1956 : Extended La Nina Brought Severe Drought To Texas

http://news.google.com/newspapers http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/cag3/tx.html http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/enso/mei/table.html

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“My Plan Will Make Energy Prices Skyrocket”

Finally, Obama delivers on a campaign promise.

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Near Record Cold Air And Water Temperatures Bring Epic Snowpack To The Western US

The climate models and those who use them got everything exactly wrong, which is why they will claim victory. “Never let a good crisis go to waste” — Rahm Emanuel http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/snotelanom/basinswe.html

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Accurate Weather Modeling From WRF

I’ve been running NCAR’s WRF weather model (using GFS boundary conditions) for the last few weeks, and comparing vs commercial forecasts. WRF has been doing considerably better than the standard Internet forecast sites. For example, I generated this eight day … Continue reading

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