Suppose You Were A Member Of Congress

“Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.”

– Mark Twain

9:22 AM · Jun 28, 2021

weather stations on the Yukon River, in the Arctic, have reported temperatures of more than 100 in the shade

30 Apr 1937 – A HOT STORY FROM THE ARCTIC! – Trove

National Geographic Magazine Archive

05 Jan 1928, Page 1 – The Winnipeg Tribune at Newspapers.com

During June, the Arctic receives more solar radiation than any place else on Earth.

Climate and Earth’s Energy Budget

During the summer of 1927, temperatures over 32C were persistent in the Arctic.

30 Sep 1927 – WOMEN MOTORISTS – Trove

Children were sunbathing near the North Pole.

02 Jan 1927 – SUNBATHING NEAR THE NORTH POLE – Trove

20 Jul 1957, 1 – The York Dispatch at Newspapers.com

Steve Cohen thinks the Arctic is burning up, but temperatures are close to the 1979-2000 mean.

Climate Reanalyzer

Oregon did not break their temperature record, which was set twice in 1898

What is the hottest temperature ever recorded? | kgw.com

Arctic winters warmed 16 degrees from 1910 to 1939.

29 Sep 1939 – What is The World Coming To? – Trove

The glaciers of Greenland and Norway were facing catastrophic collapse.

17 Dec 1939, Page 15 – Harrisburg Sunday Courier

Over the last five years, the Greenland surface mass balance has been above average.

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The Arctic was much warmer around the time Stonehenge was built, with CO2 levels much lower.

Less Ice In Arctic Ocean 6000-7000 Years Ago — ScienceDaily

Holocene Treeline History and Climate Change Across Northern Eurasia – ScienceDirect

Many politicians believe that CO2 controls the climate. There is very little empirical evidence to support that idea, and even less to support the idea that politicians control CO2.

Global Monitoring Laboratory – Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

Another Congressional clown is Bob Ingliss, who chose to be a climate alarmist after his kids told him they wouldn’t talk to him until he did.

One thousand years ago King Knut took his subjects to the sea to show them that government did not control sea level. Unfortunate that politicians are not that bright now.

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5 Responses to Suppose You Were A Member Of Congress

  1. Bob Hoye says:

    Tony
    Good review.
    As a summer job as a student i worked on a beryllium bearing pegmatite, north of Yellowknife.
    And it would get hot. The locals who lived in the old part of town would move their stoves from the kitchen to the backyard. Wood-burning they would be too hot for indoors.
    Hot, indeed and sometimes with humidity.
    Oh yeah and then there were the bugs, but that is another story.

  2. Clayton says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPOmtGh1Qhg – Please watch this video Tony and please do a video about this topic. Military controlling the weather. This video is the militaries own words, that by 2025 they will own the weather…

  3. Margaret Smith says:

    I enjoyed this article and learned something I’d never thought about before.

  4. Aussie says:

    Thanks for demonstrating yet again the recency bias of the warmest hysterical.

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