Winter Extreme Temperature Diary… December 29-31, 2017

Sunday December 31st… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: Time for Those New Years Resolutions Personally I’m going to pledge to make this site better for all to be more informed about how the issue of climate change is evolving. Today I’m scouring social media to post more eco-friendly resolutions. Here is […]

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Winter Extreme Temperature Diary…December 27-28, 2017

Thursday December 28th… Dear diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: Happens Nearly Every Winter… Climate Change Doubters Point to Cold Weather Each winter I have to laugh that global warming deniers point to this snowstorm or that arctic outbreak to disprove that climate change is not happening. Many are meteorologists who love cold […]

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Winter Extreme Temperature Diary… December 20-22, 2017

Friday December 22nd… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: Meteorological Models Affected by New Warm Climate Change Regime This December I and other meteorologists have been guilty of pointing to usually reliable models and ensembles going out in time to the “medium range” and beyond forecasting big pattern changes to colder weather, […]

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Winter Heat and Cold Diary… December 17-19, 2017

Tuesday December 19th… Dear Diary. Here is today’s climate change related topic: Persistent Heat Leads to Drought This is fairly obvious, but I did want to show what episodes of record warmth are quickly doing  to the Southwest from data supplied by the climate scientist who coined the phrase “Ridiculous Resilient Ridge,” Mark Swain. First […]

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Winter Heat and Cold Diary December 14-16, 2017

Saturday December 16th… Dear Diary. Rather than addressing another climate change related topic today I’m going to present more information on the fires in California since winds have once again made the situation much worse last night. Please check local programming if you are located in areas of high fire danger. What I’m presenting should […]

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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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