Category Archives: winter

You Might Live in New England

With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy … If you currently own between three and five snow shovels, you might live in New England. If there are half-empty bags of melt salt strewn around your home, you might live in New England. If … Continue reading

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Of Pure Weather Ignorance, Yaks on Faces, and Your Holiday Gift Shopping

People have no idea regarding weather. They don’t know that they’ve been manipulated with HD video into believing that their own time is strange, unprecedented, extreme. They don’t know why they would be manipulated (via a combination of noble cause … Continue reading

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Surprised By White

The first “pure” Nor’easter of the season is delivering snow to East Greenwich this evening. The storm, another potent one just nine days after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region, was snowier than the National Weather Service initially forecast along Narragansett … Continue reading

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Radio interview

I had a had a nice time doing a radio interview about my book with talk-show host Ann Marie Spatharakis on WBLQ of Westerly, Rhode Island. A tape of the interview is available here. We discussed the desire among many green … Continue reading

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European Cold-Weather Disaster

Among the many things that Anthony Watts does well is simply to deliver news of cold-weather events that go completely unnoticed or underreported by the mainstream media.  For whatever reason, heat waves, hurricanes, fires, and droughts rate high production costs, … Continue reading

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Winter Has Not Died, It’s In Alaska

From Anthony Watts comes news that the United States’ all-time record low temperature was on the verge of being broken in Alaska this week when the temperature sensor failed: Jim River, AK closed in on the all time record coldest … Continue reading

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Will the Ponds Freeze in Rhody This Year?

I originally started this blog to discuss “climate change” and local weather and hoped that people would join me on both topics. Truthfully, I have neglected local weather stories, so here is a little one. Entering winter every year in … Continue reading

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Giving Shape to Phantoms

What follows is the second excerpt from my new book, Don’t Sell Your Coat, which can be purchased as a paperback on Amazon here. It will be available on Kindle, iPad, and Nook by New Years. The excerpt is from … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days Are Right Now

A major strain of global warming theology looks back on a colder, snowier past with misty eyes. Some of this comes from the fact that those looking back, including RFK Jr., are simply remembering being outdoors enough to appreciate nature, … Continue reading

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Carbon Profits Inc. – Errr, Reuters!

Anyone looking at the state of carbon trading, which is collapsing, who comes away with the sense that this is just a growing pain on the way to a meaningful global system has to be suffering from a form of … Continue reading

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