Tag Archives: weather

Today at the Cove

Today at the cove, I learned that there is a more significant population of swans than I had realized before. I counted 50 of them, but some were distant. I will try to confirm the count in the days to … Continue reading

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The New Last Refuge

“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” – Samuel Johnson Yes, and climate alarmism is the new patriotism. As I write this, the most powerful man on Earth, Barack Obama, dogged by a series of history-tarnishing scandals, is choosing … Continue reading

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Poll: Public Buying Climate Change Scare Again

A new poll by the Brookings Institute indicates that ignorance about climate science is skyrocketing. The Los Angeles Times words it slightly differently, but the idea is the same: The latest in an ongoing series of studies by the Brookings … Continue reading

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Look Up!

On Dec. 14, 1973, the majesty of the atmosphere did not disappear. It also did not disappear on May 4, 1995. If you’re wondering, it has not disappeared since then, either. In fact, the majesty of the atmosphere remains extraordinary, … 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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Some help with the drought in Central Texas?

Although you wouldn’t know it listening to conversation around Austin, this summer’s drought and heat are not the “worst ever.” They do, however, to put a technical spin on it, suck. A system passing from the Caribbean to the Gulf … Continue reading

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Just Plain Crazy

Let me tell you something about climate change: People’s perceptions of climate have changed. So have their perceptions of weather. If you want to be popular in my hometown of Austin all you’ve got to do is repeat, “Crazy weather.” … Continue reading

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How to Measure Temperature in the Arctic — the Lesser of Two Evils

As has been well covered by Steve Goddard on WUWT, the “interpretation” of Arctic conditions by NASA/GISS is based on astonishingly little data north of 80 degrees latitude, which is to say no data at all. As the Danish Meteorological … Continue reading

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How Is the Weather Where You Are?

I started this blog for two reasons. The first was to organize my own thinking on the subject of weather and climate. The second was to create a space in which other people who care about such things might comment … Continue reading

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Cold comfort: Catlin team awaits re-supply

With adverse weather, including at least one blizzard, preventing its scheduled re-supply, the Catlin Arctic Survey expedition on the Arctic Ocean sea ice has slashed food rations by more than 80 percent. On normal sledging days, the team members consume … Continue reading

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