Category Archives: Weather Event Hype

The Obvious Failures of Climate Science That Mainstream Media Ignores

The National Science Foundation press release Cause of California drought linked to climate change found its way into the mainstream media, with science reporters around the globe adding their hype. That press release is based on the recently published study … Continue reading

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Joe Romm Predicts “…All But Certain Ruin for Modern Civilization…” from a NOAA Fisheries Press Release

You can’t make this stuff up. The April 25, 2013 NOAA press release Sea Surface Temperatures Reach Highest Level in 150 Years on Northeast Continental Shelf has been getting coverage by the mainstream media, including alarmist websites like Climate Progress. … Continue reading

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Update for “Blizzard Called Nemo” Post About Sea Surface Temperature Off Coast of New England

As the blizzard called Nemo was approaching New England on Friday February 8th, I published a post, the title of which explained the content: Dear Chicken Little: The Sky is Falling (It’s Snowing) But Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Off New … Continue reading

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Video: The Impact of Manmade Global Warming on a Blizzard Called Nemo and on Hurricane Sandy

The following video is an examination and discussion of the sea surface temperature data associated with the recent blizzard called Nemo, and with hurricane Sandy. There’s nothing unusual about those temperatures, and there’s no evidence of manmade global warming in … Continue reading

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Dear Chicken Little: The Sky Is Falling (It’s Snowing) But Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Off New England Are NOT Unusual

UPDATE 4 (February 13, 2013):  I had used the weekly sea surface temperature data of the week centered on January 30th for the map in Figure 1 and for the time-series graph in Figure 2 in this post.  Those sea … Continue reading

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Video: Drought, Hurricanes and Heat Waves – 2012 in Perspective

Full Title: Drought, Hurricanes and Heat Waves – Climate Change and Global Warming in the United States – 2012 in Perspective In this video, we’ll examine the exceptional and historic nature of the recent drought in the United States and … Continue reading

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Dear President Obama: A Video Memo about Climate Change

I’ve just uploaded a new video to YouTube. It’s a video memo to President Obama in response to his comments about climate change made during his November 14, 2012 press conference. Of course, I briefly mentioned my two recently published … Continue reading

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The Impact of Sandy on Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Along Its Track

We’ve established in recent posts that, based on linear trends, the sea surface temperature anomalies along Sandy’s storm track haven’t risen in 70+ years and that there was nothing unusual about the sea surface temperature anomalies there during October 2012. … Continue reading

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October 2012 Sea Surface Temperatures and Anomalies Along Sandy’s Path Were NOT Unusual

In addition to the WattsUpWithThat cross post, a number of other blogs cross posted (in part or in whole) or reblogged my recent post Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies along Sandy’s Track Haven’t Warmed in 70+ Years. An anonymous blogger at … Continue reading

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Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies along Sandy’s Track Haven’t Warmed in 70+ Years

I was visiting family in the Northeast U.S. when Sandy came ashore, so I was without power for most of last week. Since my return home, I’ve been catching up with all of the nonsense surrounding Hurricane/Extratropical Storm/Hybrid Storm Sandy. … Continue reading

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