Daily Archives: January 20, 2014

January, 1896 – Darling River Had 13 Days Over 120 Degrees

08 Feb 1896 – The Heat on the Darling. h/t to Jody

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Six Years Since Robert Kennedy Jr. Blamed Sarah Palin For The Demise Of Snow In Virginia

Palin’s Big Oil infatuation Los Angeles Times September 24, 2008 By ROBERT F. KENNEDY Jr. In Virginia, the weather also has changed dramatically. Recently arrived residents in the northern suburbs, accustomed to today’s anemic winters, might find it astonishing to … Continue reading

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Having Eliminated The Second Amendment In New York, Cuomo Begins Work Finishing Off The First Amendment

Gov. Cuomo is under attack from Donald Trump, Rob Astorino and other leading Republicans for his jaw-dropping claim that conservatives who oppose abortion and gay rights and favor traditional gun ownership “have no place in the state of New York.’’ … Continue reading

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Request From The Climatologist In Chief

Twitter / SteveSGoddard: Perhaps @BarackObama could …

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If The Present Refuse To Get Warmer, Then The Past Must Become Cooler

In USHCN V1, older temperatures were considered good, but recent temperatures were adjusted upwards by about 0.5F. After 1990, no further adjustments were considered necessary. GHCN Global Gridded Data That wasn’t getting the global warming marketing job done, so in … Continue reading

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1896 – Bourke Never Dropped Below 100 Degrees For Six Weeks

Hansen says bad heatwaves were almost impossible before the dice were loaded. 08 Feb 1929 – HEAT WAVE OF 1896 114 DEGREES AT BOURKE FOR PERI… h/t to Jody

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Hiding The Decline With The NCDC Teeter-Totter

US daily temperature data shows cooling since 1920. Index of /pub/data/ghcn/daily/hcn/ The final adjusted data released by USHCN shows warming since 1920 The accomplish this marvelous feat through a series of adjustment steps, each one cooling the past. What could … Continue reading

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Climate Scientist Brags About His Role In Nazi Style Book Burning

James’ Empty Blog: Recognising a pattern They just want to have an honest debate, which means silencing any opposing viewpoints. h/t to @Foxgoose and Marc Morano

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UHI Made Simple

When I ride my bicycle from an open space trail to the Safeway parking lot less than 100 yards away, I frequently see 5-10 degrees difference in temperature. Asphalt and snow removal make huge differences. The USHCN UHI adjustment is … Continue reading

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Broken TOBS

Ignoring a host  of other issues about TOBS, according to USHCN V2 docs the USHCN V2 TOBS adjustment is supposed to look like this – positive since 1980, and slightly negative prior to that. This is somewhat similar to V1 … Continue reading

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