Winter Heat and Cold Diary…December 10-13, 2017

Wednesday December 13th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: New Attribution Study for Harvey This year Harvey, which produced cataclysmic flooding in the Houston area, was the first of three major Atlantic hurricanes suspected of being affected or strengthened by climate change. In coming months and years many papers will be written on […]

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Winter Heat and Cold Diary… December 7-9, 2017

Saturday December 9th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: Thawing Permafrost is Already Damaging Arctic Towns and Infrastructure: The following USA article tells the threat from climate change to towns built on permafrost: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/12/08/northern-most-town-arctic-circle-risk-disappearing/919401001/ The only way to adapt to an increasingly warm world will be for residents to either relocate or […]

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Winter Heat and Cold Diary… December 4-6, 2017

Wednesday December 6th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: Fire, Fire and more California Fire Yesterday we discussed at length the weather and climate dominoes falling in place to produce tragic scenarios like the one taking place in Southern California ATTM. My heart goes out to all affected by the fires. I’ll emphasize again […]

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Fall Heat and Cold Diary… November 28-30, 2017

Thursday November 30th… Dear diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic. It’s not only been warm across much of the U.S this November but now a monster “heat wave” has hit Greenland: https://thinkprogress.org/omg-heat-wave-scorches-greenland-up-to-54f-warmer-than-normal-9981de9c6a92/  “It’s been unusually warm in the United States in recent days, with records being set across the country. But it’s been scorching in […]

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Fall Heat and Cold Diary… November 25-27, 2017

Monday November 27th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: I have some good news about light emitting diodes or LEDs, which are being used to fight climate change. Nope. Remember back around the turn of this century when environmentalists were touting LEDs to save energy? Yes, LEDs did that, but as far as outdoor lighting goes […]

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Winter 2017/2018 Forecast

I’m going to quote myself from spring, summer, and fall when I attempted to make seasonal forecasts: “Forecasting for a season is perhaps the most difficult, and as the public knows, most unreliable product put out by any group be it those, for example, from NOAA or people putting together The Old Farmers Almanac. If farmers, power companies, construction […]

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Fall Heat and Cold Diary… November 18-20, 2017

Monday November 20th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s singled out, highlighted climate related topic: Most of the accumulated energy in Earth’s system from global warming is residing in the oceans: The biggest reason why global temperatures are not rising as fast as some projections is that deep ocean water is absorbing some heat as noted by this Meehl […]

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Fall Heat and Cold Diary… November 15-17, 2017

Friday November 17th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s main climate related topic: News Corner: Texas and other areas of the planet are now seeing an increased threat for heavy precipitation. This week researchers have reported the effects of climate change in association on Harvey’s historic rainfall in the Houston area:  By Jennifer Chu…13 November 2017 “(MIT News) […]

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