On the global scale, 2011 was the coolest year since 2008, but temperatures were still considerably above the 30 year average, according to the 2011 State of the Climate report … [Read full article]
Following up on my post earlier today about how climate change equals more extreme weather, here’s is a full repost of an excellent Skeptical Science article I’ve been wanting to … [Read full article]
Well, if you weren’t painfully aware of this already, the UN has announced today that climate change is, without a doubt, linked to more extreme weather, such as heavier rains, … [Read full article]
When I first saw this piece in the Guardian, I thought “WTF?” The Guardian is actually the only mass media machine I really respect and follow on global warming and climate change issues. But this piece tearing into Gore for a quote that was not actually a Gore quote (but a Guardian journalist’s quote) was a shocker, and abysmal piece. Interestingly, it came from a climate scientist who doesn’t seem to be getting the respect his colleagues is getting. Anyway, here’s Dr. Joe Romm’s full debunking:
Can you guess which major media outlet made that analogy? NYTimes? No, it’s one of the worst sources of climate change news and commentary these days. Washington Post? If only! FOX News? OK, yes, that would be absurd — hope the idea made you laugh, at least.
Tornadoes, floods, wild weather… the world is not the same as it used to be. It’s always seen such “extreme weather events,” but not to the degree that it is seeing them today.