Mar 28 08:15

Unusually cold winter broke some record lows

This weekend's unseasonable temperatures continue a long spell of cold weather that began in late November. Most of us have now gone 154 days since our thermometers surpassed 60 degrees.

Mar 28 08:15

Stark County tied record low temperature Saturday morning

Stark County’s temperature dipped to 12 degrees early Saturday morning, tying the record-breaking low set in 1982.

Mar 28 08:14

PM Update: Chance of showers, flurries tonight into Saturday; Cold Sunday morning

Temperatures rose into the upper 40s and low 50s this afternoon, and the sun even poked through the clouds in some areas in the late afternoon — though overall it’s been a grey day. There is a chance of snow showers overnight and Saturday morning, but it will be very light and without meaningful accumulation. Sunday morning will be very cold for this time of year — possibly even breaking the record for the date at Dulles.

Mar 28 08:14

Monument Avenue 10K could be coldest on record

The city of Richmond is getting ready for a big race and NBC 12 is there for the final preparations. Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10 K is expected to bring 32,000 people to the area. That means lots of traffic and street closures. On top of that, cold temperatures could pose some challenges for runners.

On the day before the big 10 K was a swarm of excitement throughout the Arthur Ashe Center.

"I've run this race several times,” said Ed Butterworth.

But this year, a cold forecast will shake things up.

Mar 28 08:13

Near Record Cold

Flurries will continue through this evening. Skies will clear overnight with temperatures dropping into the teens. The record low in Indy is just 16 degrees and we’ll get very close. Saturday will feature plenty of sun but the cold air remains. Highs will only reach the 30s. Sunday winds will shift to the the south during the day ushering in warmer air and increasing the moisture. Highs will warm up to near 50 with scattered afternoon rain. A front will slide through with clearing skies for Monday.

Mar 28 08:08

Bitter cold, snow for final weekend of March in East

Bitter cold and snow is ushering in the final weekend of March in the Northeast with below-normal temperatures forecast for the entire eastern half of the country.

Temperatures some 10 to 25 degrees below average are on tap for parts of the Mississippi Valley to the mid-Atlantic and lower Great Lakes regions, the National Weather Service reported. The cold blast put freeze warnings and hard freeze warnings into effect for parts of the South and mid-Atlantic.

Mar 27 13:45

Congresswoman Claims Climate Change Will Turn Women Into Prostitutes

On Wednesday, California Democrat Barbara Lee proposed a resolution in the House of Representatives that claims women will eventually be forced into prostitution in order to obtain life-sustaining food and water for their families.

Lee introduced House Concurrent Resolution 29, warning that women will be forced into “transactional sex” to get enough food and clean water — all because global warming will create “conflict and instability” in the world.

Mar 27 11:01

Bill Nye: 'We need carbon tax to redistribute wealth...need gov't to run things...everyone else should shut up'

Bill Nye The Science Guy gave a speech showing him to be the latest cheerleader for authoritarians.

The final moments of the 'climate change' awareness speech to promote his new book were captured on the video below. There's no description in the video of where the event took place, but it seems to be from the National Science Teachers Conference earlier this month.

Some of the featured quotes he said to roaring cheers, "we need carbon tax to redistribute wealth...we need government to run things...everyone else should shut up" .

Mar 27 09:22

Great Lakes Ice Cover Third Highest On Record

Mar 27 09:21

DOT storage dome collapses from snow load

A Department of Transportation dome used to store road salt and sand collapsed earlier this week on the Kingston Peninsula, about a year before it was scheduled to be replaced.

"Our early assessment is that the structure was the victim of the wind and snow load," department spokeswoman Leah Fitzgerald said in a statement on Thursday.

Mar 27 09:21

100 P.E.I.-bound motorists stranded overnight in New Brunswick

The bridge linking the two provinces reopened at about 3 a.m. after being closed Sunday shortly before 2 p.m., due to high winds and white-out conditions.

Mar 27 09:20

Grand Targhee Resort Weather Report

The snow on the slopes is good after this week's storm which dropped 10 inches of soft powder on Targhee. The weather looks to be mostly mild and clear today. Join us!

Mar 27 07:38

Climate Change Cult Disconnect

There are days that I feel I’m too harsh on the man-made CO2 climate change movement (CO2 cult) by stigmatizing it and calling it a cult. I defend such claims in my CO2 Cult Climate Change Series by showing the numerous examples of such individuals acting like close-minded know-it-alls defending their ideological beliefs.

And this ideological science pervades even the peer-reviewed process, where you’ll find journals solely dedicated to climate change. While such is the norm for any discipline, the problem is that no dissenting view/study would ever be published in such a journal. Such an action represents the epitome of ideological science.

There’s even a peer-reviewed article that claims man-made CO2 climate change "causes" rape. [1] How is this objective impartial science? Why isn’t the CO2 cult speaking out against this peer-reviewed article? Because they don’t want to do anything that takes away from their "righteous battle."

Mar 27 07:36

Republicans face dilemma as climate change rises up political agenda

Ted Cruz officially kicked off the long US presidential campaign when he declared his candidacy this week, but his anti-environmental rhetoric has already set the stage for a looming war over whether climate-change denial is a legitimate barrier to the most powerful job in the world.

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Mar 26 10:55

Anyone Care For Another Dash Of Snow?

Today's tantalizing touch of warmth (high 56?!) will be accompanied by lashing wind and thunderous rain through tonight and Friday morning, at which point we begin our descent back into the cold, icy catacombs. As Joe pointed out yesterday, Saturday's expected high of 39 is more like the normal low for this time in March, but does "normal" even mean anything anymore, man? There is a chance of snow on Saturday.

Mar 26 10:55

Cleveland area looking at rain, snow and falling temperatures

It's raining this morning, temperatures are falling, and that rain could change to snow as early as noon. Forecasters say up to 2 inches of snow could fall along the lakeshore, and several inches could be on the ground in the snow belt by Friday.

Mar 26 10:54

Heavy snow moves into metro Buffalo

Heavy snow has replaced the fog that blanketed metro Buffalo early Thursday, signalling the arrival of a low-pressure system bringing more moisture.

Mar 26 10:54

Snow falls over Pennines and Yorkshire, with more unsettled weather to come

British summer time is just days away but winter has had one last hurrah, with snow falling across parts of the UK.

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning overnight when rain turned into sleet and snow as it moved eastwards. More unsettled weather is expected to hit the UK over the weekend when the clocks go forward and many begin Easter breaks.

Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said 2cm of snow was recorded overnight in Spadeadam, Cumbria.

Mar 26 08:34

Experts Lied, And The Arctic Rised

Call the grammar police! The title of this post is to grammar, what the hockey stick is to science.

Arctic sea ice continues to increase past 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2011, and will soon start passing other years. No correction from the press about their big lie however.

Mar 25 08:23

Nation's snow capital: Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie leads the nation in snowfall this winter, with 158.7 inches, followed closely by Marquette at 157 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Boston was seventh at 110.3 inches

Mar 25 08:22

All Time Seasonal Snow Record, Broken!

Meteorologist Bonnie Schneider talks about the record breaking snowfall in Boston, after storms dropped more than a hundred inches of snow.

Mar 25 08:21

Snow Coming To Upper Midwest, Northern Plains

The calendar says spring, but Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari has the latest on a clipper moving through the upper Midwest, bringing snow for the beginning of the week.

Mar 24 10:33

Yesterday’s Big Lie

The state of climate science is farcical. These people don’t have the skills needed to pass a freshman geology class, and then President Obama calls these buffoons “our best scientists.”

It they were our best scientists, we would still be living in caves.

Mar 24 09:56

Another Month Of Record Cold, But Reasons To Be Optimistic

Enough is enough. For the past eight weeks or so (starting around Jan. 23) we have experienced the harshest New England winter stretch ever recorded in our long and weathered history. This is not an exaggeration. Records haven’t just been challenged, they have been smashed, obliterated.

Mar 24 08:23

Sleet and snow on cards for Huddersfield towards Easter

Winter is kicking back in Huddersfield this week.

An Arctic blast is set to bring sleet, snow and hail to parts of the town over the next couple of days.

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Mar 24 08:22

Last blast of winter? Up to 15 inches of snow in Midwest

Spring came falling down Monday on winter-weary residents in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa with more than a foot of new snow in some areas.

Schools in southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota canceled classes as snowplows hit the highways and streets and the locals fired up their snow blowers or brought out their shovels for another round.

Mar 24 07:12

Attività Vulcanica subacquea

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This is a video of the surface disturbance from am underwater volcano. And I am posting it as a reminder that nobody knows how many active volcanoes and thermal vents are on the bottom of the world's oceans, which means that any Carbonazi claiming to know how much human activity is warming the oceans is basically guessing, since the heat from geothermal activity cannot be accurately accounted for in the models.

Mar 23 11:31

Marlborough Easter egg hunt canceled due to lingering snow

Colorful plastic eggs won't dot the landscape of Ghiloni Park the day before Easter for the first time in 25 years, after the Marlboro Eagles canceled its annual egg hunt due to the snow.

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Mar 23 11:31

Snow delays Easter Bunny; will arrive in Somerville March 27

Snow has delayed the Easter Bunny from arriving in Somerville. He's now set to show up in the county seat Friday night, March 27 at 7 p.m.

Mar 23 11:29

Snow postpones Summit PAL Easter Egg Hunt

Due to the predicted inclement weather conditions on Friday and Saturday, the 2015 PAL Easter Egg Hunt has been moved to its set rain date of 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28, on the Village Green.

Mar 23 09:48

FLASHBACK JANUARY - Welcome To Chiberia - Chicago Goes From Deep-Dish to Deep Freeze

Chicago is a frozen wasteland, with people choosing to stay home than to attempt to go out in the cold. Fearing frostbitten faces, toes and hands, the city is barren. Locals are calling it 'Chiberia' , a portmanteau of Chicago and Siberia.

Mar 23 08:53

Snow arrives, heavy totals south of metro

Snow pretty much unfolding as expected so far. Heaviest bands favoring areas south & west of metro, with steadier snow in Twin Cities this evening. No major forecast changes to what I posted below this afternoon. Likely zone for 3? to 6?+ totals still favor areas just south of MSP.

Mar 23 08:53

Spring snow blankets southern part of Minnesota

Several inches of heavy, wet snow blanketed the southern part of the state Sunday afternoon, slowing down traffic and causing several spinouts and crashes as far south as Mankato.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were 164 crashes statewide between 12 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. There were no fatalities or serious injuries reported.

Mar 23 08:52

SlushFest 2015 - Up To 9" Snow Fell Sunday Far Southwest Metro - Spring Returns by Weekend

Believe it or not we dodged a bullet in the downtowns, with the heaviest snow bands setting up just south of MSP, as much as 8-9" near Carver, Prior Lake and Shakopee.

Mar 23 08:51

Spring snow could dump 5 inches across Chicago area

Spin-outs and near white-out conditions slowed the morning rush Monday as a burst of spring snow hit just in time for the commute and could bring as much as 5 inches of snow in some parts of the Chicago area.

Mar 23 08:07

Stunning views above Mackinac Bridge, island shows thinning ice as spring begins

Mar 23 07:48

That Moron Who Spews Garbage and Doesn’t Listen to Reason May Be a Bot

Leck’s bot, @AI_AGW, doesn’t just respond to arguments directed at Leck himself, it goes out and picks fights. Every five minutes it trawls Twitter for terms and phrases that commonly crop up in Tweets that refute human-caused climate change. It then searches its database of hundreds to find a counter-argument best suited for that tweet—usually a quick statement and a link to a scientific source.

As can be the case with these sorts of things, many of the deniers don’t know they’ve been targeted by a robot and engage AI_AGW in debate. The bot will continue to fire back canned responses that best fit the interlocutor’s line of debate—Leck says this goes on for days, in some cases—and the bot’s been outfitted with a number of responses on the topic of religion, where the arguments unsurprisingly often end up.

Mar 23 07:00

Babies' first snow: Over-excited polar bear cubs caught on camera playfighting with each other and climbing all over mom

These are the adorable images of a set of polar bear cubs seeing the world for the first time.

Despite temperatures reaching -50C, the excitable cubs played in the snow - even during a blizzard - rolling around and climbing on top of their mother.

Mar 22 20:43

Three weeks into spring and there's snow on the way! Temperatures to plunge below freezing tonight as 20 flood alerts are issued

Met Office forecaster Kate Brown said: ‘People will wake up to a very chilly morning on Monday with temperatures as low as -1C (30F).

‘The cold nights are set to continue with temperatures at 1C or 2C (33F or 35F). It will start to get warmer by Thursday or Friday night, up to 4C (39F).

Mar 22 12:16

Two Years After Declaring The Arctic Ice-Free, The BBC Declares A Record Low In The Middle Of Winter

Environmental reporters never do any investigate journalism. They simply parrot the lies of government climate scientists, and move on.

This particular BS began with Mark Serreze, whom Politifact (aka Google Ministry of Truth) uses as their standard expert for all topics he has no expertise in.

A few months ago it was clear that the decision had already been made to declare a record low in 2015. There was a lot of propaganda circulating about it at that time, and the actual data never made any difference.

Mar 22 12:04

More Trouble In The Arctic

Maps from Cryosphere Today at the University of Illinois show that there is a lot more ice in the Arctic than there was on the same date in 2006.

Mar 22 11:51

Visualizing The Arctic Meltdown Since 2005

Nothing is changing in the Arctic. The endless lies continue from rent seeking scientists, and politicians who want to steal your freedom and money.

Mar 21 08:26


In truth, Bill Clinton has been a very busy boy, continuing to carry out the global agenda he orchestrated from the White House, and he’s doing it with funds equal to those of the GNP of a small nation. The mission for Clinton’s activities is “Global interdependence.” The other way to say it is “Global Governance,” UN style. Bill is all over the world, creating programs and policy, many times working directly with foreign governments, to bring about a one world government – at the expense of the sovereign nation he once headed.

Mar 21 06:55

FLASHBACK 2000 - Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past

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If the Carbonazis were that wrong 15 years ago, how can anyone think they know what they are talking about today?

Mar 21 06:46

BEX ALERT - Arctic sea ice hits lowest winter maximum on record

Although much of the United States has been shivering this winter, there's been another worrying sign of warming temperatures farther north. The cap of sea ice that spreads across the Arctic Ocean in winter appears to have been the smallest on record this year, according to NASA.

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These guys never quit. They cannot reconcile the harsh winter we all witnessed with their agenda of human-caused global warming (and demand for a carbon tax) so they claim the warming is just taking place somewhere where they know you cannot personally verify their claims. Until recently, the Carbnonazis were claiming that the world was warming, but the heat was "hiding" in the bottom of the oceans, until someone pointed out that this violates the principles of convection, in that hot water rises and heat would not "hide" in the deep very long, even if there were some magic way to get it down there in the first place! So now the promoters of global warming (and for a carbon tax) are trying to claim that the Arctic is devoid of ice and this is where the human-caused global warming is "hiding" now. But a look at the raw data for yourself (instead of listening to some guy in a white laboratory coat who is funded to "prove" global warming is real) will confirm that CNN is being as truthful about the arctic ice as they were about Saddam's nuclear weapons and unemployment being only 6%! Remember that 15 years ago the corporate media proclaimed that because of human-caused global warming, "Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past." (UK Independent, March 20, 2000). Al Gore predicted the arctic would be ice free as of last summer. None of those predictions came true. At the very least, we know the corporate media and NASA were flat-out wrong, at worst, part of a hoax to trick you out of your money for carbon taxes and carbon credits and tricking you into allowing government to decide for you how you will live your life.

Needless to say, CNN does not allow comments on this article.

Mar 20 11:02

Hello spring! Snow across much of Saskatchewan this morning

The first day of spring started with snow showers in Saskatchewan.

A wide band of snow running from the southeast to the northwest will have many residents reaching for their shovels this morning.

Mar 20 11:01

Say it ain't snow! Winter storm for first day of spring

Spring begins Friday, but wintry weather will hang on at least another day for folks in the beleaguered Northeast.

"With just enough cold air available, a late season snowfall is becoming likely from eastern Ohio to southern New England, including many of the major cities along the I-95 corridor," said meteorologist David Hamrick of the National Weather Service.

Most of the accumulation should occur on grassy areas and forests, he said.

Mar 20 11:01

Snowy start to spring in the Lehigh Valley

The first day of spring is off to a snowy start around the Lehigh Valley, with up to 5 inches of accumulation possible by the time it's all done.

Mar 20 11:01

First Day Of Spring Snow 2015: How Much Snowfall In New York?

Spring is a time to melt away the snow and make room for warmer and sunnier days filled with flowers -- except that it’s supposed to snow the first day of spring. Some states in in the northeast, namely New York and Massachusetts, will be greeted with an arctic blast, the National Weather Service reported. There’s a 90 percent chance the white stuff will fall.

So how much snow will accumulate? The NWS predicts 3 to 5 inches on Long Island and 1 to 2 inches in New York City.

Mar 20 11:00

Spring Snow Is Expected in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Millions of Americans across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic were expected to see snow on the first day of spring Friday, with accumulations of up to five inches forecast in several major cities.

Mar 20 10:44

BEX ALERT - Global temps are up, but Chicago stuck with record cold

Global temperatures have reached a record high in 2015 – but, not surprisingly, Chicagoans aren't feeling the same warmth.

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There is a flood of these stories in local media all across the country that make the same claim, "Yes, it was really cold here where you are, but everywhere else it was roasty-toasty warm because of human-caused global warming, and just because YOU are still shoveling the snow from your driveway is no reason at all for you to ever, ever, ever, EVER, doubt the divinely revealed dogma from Al Gore!"

So far I have found similar media stories all across New England, Colorado, and even here in Hawaii.

Mar 20 10:19

Earth Is Halfway to Being Inhospitable to Life, Scientist Says

A Swedish scientist claims in a new theory that humanity has exceeded four of the nine limits for keeping the planet hospitable to modern life, while another professor told RT Earth may be seeing an impending human-made extinction of various species.

Environmental science professor Johan Rockstrom, the executive director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden, argues that there are nine “planetary boundaries” in a new paper published in Science – and human beings have already crossed four of them.

Those nine include carbon dioxide concentrations, maintaining biodiversity at 90 percent, the use of nitrogen and phosphorous, maintaining 75 percent of original forests, aerosol emissions, stratospheric ozone depletion, ocean acidification, fresh water use and the dumping of pollutants.

Mar 20 10:01

Spring Is In The Northwestern United States Snowiest

An unusual snowstorm in early spring in the United States.
Just when snow shovels received a well deserved break, winter weather has returned, and the first day of spring, nothing less.
Forecasts indicate that a storm will leave Friday to 6 inches (15.24 centimeters) of snow in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic coast of the United States.

Mar 20 08:34

Ice floe traps fishermen on Lake Erie, prompting rescue

Four fishermen who were trapped in boats when an ice floe surrounded them on Lake Erie have made it to safety with help from rescuers.

The Monroe News reports the Monroe men were in three flat-bottom boats near the mouth of the River Raisin on Thursday when the wind pushed big chunks of ice toward them.

Mar 19 22:47

Snow to Blanket Boston on First Evening of Spring

Spring officially arrives on Friday, March 20, at 6:45 p.m. EDT, but Old Man Winter may have the last laugh in a large part of the Northeast.
The storm from late Friday into early Saturday is forecast to bring mostly snow to the region.

Mar 19 16:35

BEX overload: Arctic sea ice extent hits record low for winter

Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has fallen to the lowest recorded level for the winter season, according to US scientists.

Mar 19 16:33

Arctic Surge Continues

Sea ice is above normal on the Atlantic side, with a large excess in Baffin Bay and around Newfoundland. The only deficiency is in the Sea of Okhotsk, which is just north of Japan and is not in the Arctic

Mar 19 11:47

Facebook selectively blocking climate doubters?

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I was sent a link to a Facebook page where there is a shouting match going on by the Carbonazis against anyone who insists they experienced cold and snow this last winter. The reader who sent me the link asked me to step into the debate, but when I opened the link, this is all I see!

The reader insists he can still see the page and probably so can you, but it appears that Facebook may be blocking selected individuals they don't want showing up to rain (or in this case snow) on the Global Warming parade!

Mar 19 08:10

Spring's arrival may feature blanket of snow east of Pittsburgh

Spring arrives at 6:45 p.m. on Friday but before it gets here, several counties east of Pittsburgh are expected to get another blast of winter weather.

Mar 19 08:10

New York City could see snow Friday — the first day of spring

Friday may be the first day of spring, but don't pack your winter boots away just yet.

Mar 19 08:10

Snow Expected In Northeast As Spring Arrives; Winter Weather Advisories Issued For New York City, Philadelphia

However, winter's official end doesn't mean snow is completely off the table, yet. Winter weather advisories have been posted for over 32 million in the Northeast, including the Philadelphia and New York City metro areas.

Mar 19 08:09

Snow to Eye DC to Boston on First Day of Spring

A snowstorm will set its sights on the Interstate-95 and I-81 corridors of the Northeast on Friday, the first day of spring.

Astronomical spring officially arrives on Friday, March 20, at 6:45 p.m. EDT, but millions in the Northeast will be slipping, shoveling or facing other problems due to snow.

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Mar 19 07:11

Bolaris: Wet snow to greet spring

Tuesday, we had the luck of the Irish with temperatures reaching the 60s. However, you can bet your lucky charms that Old Man Winter still has a few tricks up his chilly sleeve.

The colder temperatures will remain on Thursday with readings in the chilly 40s.

Spring arrives Friday at 3:46 p.m. But you're going to have to wait for true signs of the season.

Brace yourself: There is some wet snow in your Friday forecast.

Mar 19 06:31

What is the difference between weather and climate?

Weather reflects short-term conditions of the atmosphere while climate is the average daily weather for an extended period of time at a certain location.

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More propaganda from NOAA (and also NASA) to sell you the idea that several record cold winters in a row should not cause you to doubt that humans are warming the planet!

Mar 18 18:40

Carr: Snow record only ‘Inconvenient Truth’ we need, Al Gore

We won! We won! “We” just broke the record for the most snow ever in one winter, 108.6 inches.

And in an amazing coincidence, Al Gore, the pied piper of global warming, is responding to the unprecedented snowfalls and low temperatures. He has issued a fatwa, calling for a PC jihad against the heathens who actually believe what they see, rather than what they are told by fake scientists waving made-up “hockey-stick” graphics.

Gore is quoted in the Chicago Tribune as demanding that the true believers “punish climate-change deniers, saying politicians should pay a price for rejecting ‘accepted science.’”

Mar 18 13:24

Atlantic Canada snowed under with second storm in three days

Blowing snow battered parts of Atlantic Canada for the second time in three days Wednesday, closing businesses and government offices and snarling transportation in the region.

Environment Canada meteorologist Darin Borgel said Nova Scotia bore the brunt of a slow moving low pressure system south of the province that was expected to dump up to 30 centimetres or more snow on northern and eastern areas of the province throughout the day.

There was potential for higher amounts with the rapidly intensifying storm, said Borgel.

Mar 18 12:41

Ice delays opening of Windsor port’s 2015 season

Lingering ice on the Great Lakes has delayed the opening of the 2015 shipping season by a least a week.

Mar 18 12:33

BEX ALERT - Earth had warmest winter on record

The Earth just had its warmest winter on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Wednesday.

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Record cold, snow and ice along the Northeast. Icebergs in Cape Cod, more record snow and cold in Colorado, 100 inches of snow in a single 18 hour period in a town in Italy, we had a blizzard on the Big Island of Hawaii last Friday that forced the evacuations of the observatories and still the US Government (the same US Government that lied to you about Saddam's nuclear weapons) is pushing this human-caused global warming tripe as an excuse to take more of your money with a carbon tax. And USA TODAY parrots it all without question!

Mar 18 12:29

Why Is Al Gore Warming Up?

Al Gore, just like the planet, is getting hotter by the hour these days.

There he is at SXSW, rubbing elbows with tech elites, hipsters, and the commerce secretary. There he is, svelte and poised and proclaiming his new optimism to The New York Times. There he is in Vox, where Ezra Klein is trying to draft him into the 2016 presidential race. He's even popping up in conversations between Bill Kristol and Paul Begala. (If you feel compelled to check a calendar after that last one, I swear it really is 2015 and not 1995.)

It's not bad for a dude who peaked at 10 p.m. on November 7, 2000. Sure, he's had some good moments—notably the Nobel Peace Prize—but he's also had some not-so-good moments, and it's strange to see him getting so many headlines now. But what's behind this Gorenaissance? This reinvi-Gore-ation? This renew-Al? One way to think through the question is to think about what constituencies might benefit.

Mar 18 07:33

FLASHBACK FEBRUARY - Record Cold And Snow Destroy Global Warming Claims

Yet another bitterly cold, snowy winter is destroying alarmist global warming claims, proving once again that over-the-top global warming predictions are proving no more scientifically credible than snake oil.

This morning, stunning photos show New England lobster boats frozen in port, looking like they are stranded deep within the Arctic Circle. The boats have been frozen in place for weeks, which would be remarkable enough if this were the middle of January. However, the calendar is about to turn to March.

Connecticut is experiencing its coldest February in recorded history. So is Michigan. So is Toronto. Cleveland and Chicago are experiencing their second coldest February in recorded history. Frigid and record cold temperatures are being set from Key West to International Falls. At the same time, blizzard after blizzard is burying much of the nation with record winter snow totals, with winter snowfall records beings set from Boston to Denver.

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Already the Carbonazis are flooding the media with claims that this was the second warmest winter on record and the snow and ice was only in one tiny little area of New England.

Mar 18 05:53

BBC Climate Change Propaganda Violates Its Own Charter

Here was a programme so lamentably biased, so completely uninterested in counterarguments, so blatantly determined to pull the wool over its viewers’ eyes with straw men, false analogies and calculated misrepresentations of the real points at issue, that it constituted a flagrant breach of the BBC’s statutory obligations to accuracy and impartiality.

In short, this programme broke the law.

Under the BBC Charter 2006, the BBC is legally obliged to “do all it can to ensure that controversial subjects are treated with due accuracy and impartiality in all relevant output.”

Mar 18 03:29

Boston: Chill Returns

Boston: Chill Returns, to Stick Around Past Start of Spring

(*There's still a good portion of snow on the ground . The temperature is unseasonably cold . St. Patrick's day is all about the color Green , and I personally associated that with 'Grass' being on display , and in full view , and Spring being just around the corner .
Not so much , this year .)

Mar 17 12:53

U.S. home construction plunges 17% in February

Construction of new homes plummeted in February, as fierce winter weather froze housing starts in the Northeast and Midwest.

Mar 17 09:24

Al Gore Says Climate Change Deniers Should Pay ‘a Price’

If former Vice President Al Gore had his way, denying global warming would carry repercussions.

Speaking at the South by Southwest technology conference in Austin, Texas, Gore called climate change “accepted science," and said that government officials who continue to deny it should pay a "price."

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Mar 17 08:39

Snow likely in N.J. on first day of spring

It appears winter is not ready to release New Jersey from its grip, regardless of what the calendar says

Forecasters believe a measurable snowfall is likely to accompany the first day of spring Friday as a storm develops off the Mid-Atlantic coast with just enough cold air in place to keep at least some of the precipitation that falls frozen.

Mar 17 08:38

Portland over budget for snow cleanup, may qualify for federal aid

Up to 75 percent of city expenses related to cleanup from the Jan. 26-28 winter storms may be reimbursed by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Mar 17 08:37

Snow to Hit Northeast on First Day of Spring

A storm spreading rain across the South this week will take a northward jog and spread snow into part of the Northeast on Friday.

Spring officially arrives on Friday, March 20, at 6:45 p.m. EDT, but Old Man Winter may have the last laugh.

Mar 17 08:22

BEX ALERT - Basically, the only unusually cold place on Earth last month was the eastern U.S.

February was Earth's second-warmest such month on record, finishing up as the second-warmest winter and warmest 12-month period on record, according to preliminary NASA data. Both of these milestones signal the continued influence of manmade global warming as well as natural climate factors that are acting to elevate global temperatures.

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Nonsense! One town in Italy got 100 inches of snow in a single 18 hour period and last Friday we had a blizzard on the Big Island here in Hawaii that required the evacuation of the observatories! The Mexico City-Puebla freeway was closed by snow just a few days ago!

Mar 17 07:58

California is turning back into a desert and there are no contingency plans

Once upon a time, much of the state of California was a barren desert

Mar 17 07:45

Study Finds Earth’s Ocean Abyss Has NOT Warmed- Not Warmed!

Recall we are supposed to believe that the oceans have absorbed the warming that hasn’t occurred for approximately 15 years now? Yup, in 2013 we were informed by the AGW agenda pushers/profiteers that the deep ocean absorbed all the warming. Allegedly. IPCC claims deep ocean water taking a bullet for us

“Initially absorbed by surface waters, that heat is increasingly moving into the deep ocean, where it may seem "hidden" .....

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Of course, this claim betrayed how little science the global warming people really know. Warm water RISES TO THE SURFACE. Even if there were some mechanism to "hide" warming in the deep ocean, it could not stay there due to convection.

Mar 16 15:18

BEX ALERT - Arctic melting may spur heat waves in Europe, United States

Researchers with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research say melting ice caps are pacifying summer storm activity in the Western Hemisphere. It seems like a positive implication. But what sounds like a recipe for more pleasant weather is really an invitation for longer periods of stagnant weather and intense heat.

Mar 16 08:00

Watch: The Cape Cod Icebergs Are Perfect for Wakeskating

Florida wakeskater Brian Grubb flew out to Cape Cod this week for the rare opportunity to ride on icebergs (well, not technically) off the Massachusetts coast. The snow-filled winter has blanketed the region, and even the beaches weren’t spared.

Mar 15 23:29


Boston’s made history by having the snowiest, and probably most miserable, season since 1872.

Mar 15 09:58

Why my own Royal Society is wrong on climate change: A devastating critique of world's leading scientific organisation by one of its Fellows

Five years ago, I was one of 43 Fellows of the Royal Society – the first and arguably still the most prestigious scientific organisation in the world – who wrote to our then-president about its approach to climate change. We warned that the Society was in danger of violating its founding principle, summed up in its famous motto ‘Nullius in verba’ – or ‘Don’t take another’s word for it; check it out for yourself’.

The reason for our warning was a Society document which stated breezily: ‘If you don’t believe in climate change you are using one of the following [eight] misleading arguments.’

The implication was clear: the Society seemed to be saying there was no longer room for meaningful debate about the claim that the world is warming dangerously because of human activity, because the science behind this was ‘settled’.

Mar 15 09:44

BEX ALERT - Climate change to make steak and chicken taste worse, ruining barbecues for future Aussies

A study of the impact of climate change on 55 foods grown in Australia, found the quality of beef and chicken may plummet, eggplants may look weirder than they already do and carrots could taste worse.

Mar 14 22:39

Jay Leno is sick of government-mandated ethanol ruining his cars

As it turns out, ethanol is extremely corrosive to old car parts, and has been causing fires in vintage vehicles across the country. “As someone who collects old cars, and keeps them up religiously, I am now replacing fuel-pressure regulators every 12 to 18 months,” Leno writes.

He goes on to document the vast number of other problems he has thanks to the fuel—trouble starting cars, inhibited combustion, clogged fuel lines, blocked carburetor jets.

Leno notes that, in the end, this all amounts to propping up the corn industry:

Mar 14 20:35

Why my own Royal Society is wrong on climate change: A devastating critique of world's leading scientific organisation by one of its Fellows

During my time as a government departmental Chief Scientific Adviser, I was always aware that politicians made the final decision on any issue on the balance of all the evidence. For this reason, civil servants are trained to draw their attention to all the upsides and downsides of taking a particular course of action.

Those who fail to provide balance are not giving advice, but lobbying. It is with the deepest regret that I must now state that this is the role which has been adopted by the Royal Society. And when scientists abandon neutral inquiry for lobbying, they jeopardise their purpose and integrity.

Mar 14 19:57

VINDICATED: Researcher punished for exposing climate fraud beats UCLA

One UCLA science researcher, a 34-year veteran of the school, found himself out of a job in 2011 after examining the data underlying diesel regulations proposed by a California regulator and exposing the shoddy credentials of a lead author of that regulator’s report.

James Enstrom secured victory in a two-and-a-half year legal battle against UCLA last week when the school agreed to settle the case.

The school is paying the “diesel particulate matter” expert $140,000, reinstating his title as “Retired Researcher,” and restoring his access to UCLA resources, “effectively” rescinding his termination, according to the American Center for Law & Justice, which represented Enstrom.

Mar 14 10:24

Series of Snowstorms Leaves Snow-Capped Mountains on Hawaii's Big Island

A series of snowstorms left an impressive view of snow-covered volcanic peaks on the Big Island of Hawaii.

A new image (above) from NASA’s Earth Observatory shows snow covering Mauna Kea on March 10, 2015. While snow isn't unheard of on Mauna Kea, NASA points out that it is uncommon.

Earlier this week, the National Weather Service had placed both Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa under a blizzard warning. Meteorologists said as much as 8 inches of snow could fall at 11,000 feet elevation. Strong winds with gusts of 85 mph were also possible, according to meteorologists.

Mar 14 09:45

BEX ALERT - Sometimes you can’t win: More cold and snow thanks to global warming

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They never quit!

This article is in error in saying that only the eastern US saw record cold and snow. That is not true. Capracotta, Italy received 100 inches of snow in just 18 hours, and we had a blizzard on the Big Island here in Hawaii just yesterday!

Back in 2000 the global warming Carbonazis were screaming that snow was a thing of the past. But, they cannot admit they were wrong about human-caused global warming without losing their reputations and funding, and science has a long history of promoting major goofs for long periods of time, rather than admit error.

Alchemy, for one.

Phlogiston Chemistry, for another.

Prior to the 14th Century Astronomers thought the Earth was the center of the universe, because, well, that's what the church wanted, and spent hundreds of years of scientific research on the theory of Epicycles; which holds the record for longest running scientific goof!

17th Century doctors thought rubbing chicken dung into your scalp would cure baldness! They also thought leeches sucked disease out of patients.

18th Century Geologists thinking the Earth was 6000 years old, because, well, that's what the church wanted!

Prior to the 1950s, scientists thought proteins carried our heredity.

Until the 19th Century, doctors though infection was caused by bad air.

Scientists claimed cigarettes were good for you up until the 1950s. They even had a machine to pump tobacco smoke into your anus...

... the origin of the phrase "blowing smoke up your a**!"

Until 2005, doctors thought ulcers were caused by stress.

National Geographic should not be questioning why people do not trust science after its own 1999 "Piltdown Chicken" scandal!

Science is not perfect. Science does make mistakes. The beauty of science is supposed to be that they admit it, not use the label of "science" like a modern religious icon to push agendas onto people! Anyone who says the "Science is settled" is not being scientific, they are being propagandistic!

You are witness to one of the greatest frauds perpetrated on the people of planet Earth, to trick them out of their money and into obedience under the guise of the fight against Human-Caused Global Warming (now rebranded "Human Caused Climate Change" to explain away the icicles we were told were not going to happen). The global warming scare was concocted out of outright lies, purchased science, and scare mongering to trick you into being willing to pay carbon taxes to solve a non-existent crisis you were told was all your fault. And, of course, to lull you into accepting the dictates of a global government that needed to save the Earth from you icky-poo human beings.

Mar 13 15:47

Mauna Kea webcam showing today's blizzard

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Because the observatory is at 14,000 feet, there is actually less snow than lower down the side of the mountain as most snow clouds do not reach high enough.

Mar 13 14:44

NASA Signals Crisis: “California Has About One Year of Water Left”

Mac Slavo

The California drought has already been alarming enough not only for residents of the state – whose water supply was never secured, and has constantly been the source of heated controversy – but those across the country and globe who depend up on its agriculture for survival.

As SHTF reported back in November, NASA scientists have already warned that California’s groundwater supplies are at critical low points, and threatening the food supply.

Now, Jay Famiglietti – the same NASA hydrologist who led the previous report – is sounding an all-out alarm that California has less than one year of water remaining based on satellite image data:

Mar 13 12:18

Mix of snow and rain to hit Mass. this weekend

While spring is technically just over a week away, winter will not go out quietly. A mix of snow and rain will strike this weekend, followed by unseasonably cold temperatures next week, the National Weather Service said.

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Mar 13 12:16

Weekend storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow

While it might be too late to make much of a difference this winter, city council this week introduced an ordinance aimed at preventing snowy obstructions on roads, by making it a code violation to shovel snow from one's private driveway or lawn onto public sidewalks and streets.

According to Mayor Bill Volk, the ordinance comes in reaction to several apartment complexes having repeatedly plowed snow from their parking lots into "huge mountains right in the middle of Delaware Street."

Mar 13 12:16

Woodbury seeks to prohibit moving snow from private driveways onto public roads

While it might be too late to make much of a difference this winter, city council this week introduced an ordinance aimed at preventing snowy obstructions on roads, by making it a code violation to shovel snow from one's private driveway or lawn onto public sidewalks and streets.

According to Mayor Bill Volk, the ordinance comes in reaction to several apartment complexes having repeatedly plowed snow from their parking lots into "huge mountains right in the middle of Delaware Street."

Mar 13 12:15

Hawaii Blizzard Continues, Snow Removers and Observatories Evacuated

The blizzard warning continues for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, as snow is piling up high.

The National Weather Service says the warning is in effect for Hawaii Island’s higher elevations – anything above 11,000 feet – until 6 p.m. Thursday. Forecasters expect an additional 2 to 4 inches of snow to fall. Temperatures are in the mid-20s, but its the wind that is extreme, gusting up to 85 miles per hour.

Those who work on the summit – including snow removal crews – had to abandon their posts. This message was issued by the Maunakea Rangers early Thursday morning.

Mar 13 11:52

Italian village receives over 100 inches of snow in 18 hours

The Italian weather Website MeteoWeb reports that Capracotta, Italy saw 100.8 inches of snow in just 18 hours on Thursday, March 5 — a total that, if verified, would set a new world record for snowfall in a 24-hour period.

Mar 13 11:49

Blizzard Warning: Hawaii.

Thursday's snow event is different however. The National Weather Service is calling for up to 5 inches of snow and winds up to 65 mph with temperatures in the mid 20s.

Mar 13 11:47

Blizzard pastes Hawaii Big Island peaks (PHOTOS)

Since Wednesday, a blizzard warning has been in effect for the Big Island’s tallest peaks, and continues through 6 p.m. this evening, local Hawaiian time.

The warning calls for an additional 2-4 inches of snow on top of what has fallen, sustained winds of 45-65 mph with gusts over 85 mph, and temperatures in the mid-20s. Visibilities are expected to be one-quarter mile or less due to snow and blowing snow.

“Travel to the summits, either on foot or by vehicle, will be dangerous,” the National Weather Service cautions.

Mar 13 09:01

First Day of Spring to Disappoint as Cold Weather Pattern Returns Next Week

Much of the country has been exulting in springlike warmth this week after a prolonged period of cold in January and February east of the Rockies. Unfortunately, this will prove to be a temporary intermission, as winter's chill returns to the stage in time for the start of spring next week.

Mar 12 20:47

Kerry: Climate Change an ‘Elementary Truth’ – Like the Laws of Gravity

That climate change is happening and that humans are largely responsible should be as universally accepted as the law of gravity, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested Thursday.

“When an apple falls from a tree, it will drop toward the ground. We know that because of the basic laws of physics,” he said in a speech at the Atlantic Council in Washington. “Science tells us that gravity exists, and no one disputes that.”

“So when science tells us that our climate is changing and humans beings are largely causing that change, by what right do people stand up and just say, ‘Well, I dispute that’ or ‘I deny that elementary truth?’ ”

Mar 12 15:47

‘Very unusual’ snowfall closes highway in Mexico City

“A very unusual snowing forced the closure of the Mexico City – Puebla City 150-D highway,” says reader Jesus Eduardo Herrera Flores. “Keep in mind that this is located around 19° N and that we are 8 days away from Spring.”

Mar 12 10:19

‘Idle Car’ Bill in NY Pays Citizens to Record, Snitch on Drivers

(Truthstream Environmental offenses are carrying increasingly heavy prices, as the 21st Century tends towards tightly controlled urban living.

Cities like New York are now closely monitoring the impact of human activity and assessing new fines and fees for excess. Take a new bill to regulate “idle cars,” an issue that NY Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal says “is a real environmental problem and a real public health problem” that contributes to pollution death, but is little enforced.

Rosenthal’s bill would increase fines for idling to up to $1500 for a first offense and $2000 for a second offense, while offering a cut of the money to resident snitches who record video of the offending vehicles and turn in their idling neighbors.

Read more at Truthstream

Mar 12 08:25


You are witness to one of the greatest frauds perpetrated on the people of planet Earth, to trick them out of their money and into obedience under the guise of the fight against Human-Caused Global Warming (now rebranded "Human Caused Climate Change" to explain away the icicles we were told were not going to happen). The global warming scare was concocted out of outright lies, purchased science, and scare mongering to trick you into being willing to pay carbon taxes to solve a non-existent crisis you were told was all your fault. And, of course, to lull you into accepting the dictates of a global government that needed to save the Earth from you icky-poo human beings.

It was all a lie. Here is how it happened.

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Last winter's record snow has not even melted and already the Carbonazis are flooding the media with stories about how it really was a very warm winter and only a few tiny itty bitty places got snow, and it's all still proof of human-caused global warming! They are not only liars, they are totally unrepentant and shameless liars!

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Mar 12 08:23

World record? 100 inches of snow may have clobbered Italy in 18 hours

The Italian weather Web site MeteoWeb reports that Capracotta, Italy, saw 100.8 inches of snow in just 18 hours on March 5 — a total that, if verified, would set a new world record for snowfall in a 24-hour period.

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Last winter's record snow has not even melted and already the Carbonazis are flooding the media with stories about how it really was a very warm winter and only a few tiny itty bitty places got snow, and it's all still proof of human-caused global warming! They are not only liars, they are totally unrepentant and shameless liars!

Mar 12 05:59

Obama’s OFA FAIL: ‘85% of 8th Graders Believe in Man-Made Climate Change, Too Bad Only Half the Senate Agrees’

So… eighth graders are now the scientific standard for policy decision making in this country? Gotta love these responses, too.

Mar 11 16:40

The Italian village buried under EIGHT FEET of snow in one day (and it's not even in the mountains)

A record has been set for the most snowfall in a day after a tiny Italian village was dumped with 100 inches in 18 hours - forcing residents to ski between houses and climb out of second-floor windows.

The village of Capracotta, located in central Italy around 125 miles east of Rome, was hit with the polar blast on March 5 in a remarkable blizzard aggravated by powerful wind gusts.

Breaking a 1921 record set in Silver Lake, Colorado, of 76 inches, incredible photos from inside the village show walls of snow carved out from the fronts of doors and shops.

Mar 11 10:40

Record cold spell could continue

Record-breaking cold weather could continue Tuesday night as cool north winds and dry conditions over Oahu and Kauai brought temperatures in the 50s overnight.

The low temperature of 58 degrees at the Honolulu Airport likely broke the previous record for the date of 59 degrees set in 1974. Lihue Airport's low of 57 degrees tied the record set in 1962.

Mar 11 09:20

Icebergs the size of boulders wash up on the shores of Cape Cod as ice finally melts

Huge icebergs the size of boulders have been washing up on the shores of Cape Cod after one of the bitterest winters in living memory.

Months of frozen temperatures have created huge sheets of ice up and down the coastline and now the temperatures have warmed slightly they are breaking up and washing ashore.

Mar 10 18:15

Global Warming (lies) By Walter E. Williams

snip: Climate change propaganda is simply a ruse for a socialist agenda. Consider the statements of some environmentalist leaders. Christiana Figueres, the U.N.’s chief climate change official, said that her unelected bureaucrats are undertaking “probably the most difficult task” they have ever given themselves, “which is to intentionally transform the (global) economic development model.” In 2010, German economist and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change official Ottmar Edenhofer said, “One must say clearly that we redistribute de facto the world’s wealth by climate policy.” The article in which that interview appeared summarized Edenhofer’s views this way: “Climate policy has almost nothing to do anymore with environmental protection. … The next world climate summit in Cancun is actually an economy summit during which the distribution of the world’s resources will be negotiated.”

Mar 10 13:45

Opinion: Sex charges cast a chill on climate cause

Rajendra Pachauri, one of the world’s most famous climate officials, is being investigated under three sections of the Indian Penal Code relating to sexual assault, harassment, and stalking. He has resigned as longtime chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), resigned from the Indian Prime Minister’s climate council, and has been disinvited from speaking at a conference at Harvard University.

Currently on leave from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the New Delhi-based entity he has led for three decades, Pachauri has been banned by the courts from entering TERI facilities and from contacting anyone who works there. He has also been grounded. A man who once joked that he “lives at 30,000 feet” due to his extensive travel schedule, is now prohibited from leaving the country without permission from a judge.

Mar 10 12:43

No, You Weren't Imagining It: February Was 3rd Coldest On Record In NJ

Those frigid days and wind chills experienced in Brick made it the third coldest February since 1895.

Mar 10 12:43

Extreme Weather Watch: February 2015 Sets Records for Snow and Cold

Many records for snowfall and extreme cold were set in February. Some might think this is a sign of the nonexistence of global warming, but they would be wrong. Maybe the terminology should be more appropriately “climate change,” but global warming still holds if the average surface air temperature sets records as it did in 2014 despite extreme cold in the northeast US. It remains to be seen if extreme heat elsewhere in the world will make up for the extreme cold over much of the eastern half of the US in 2015.

Mar 10 12:42

Northeast Could Get Snow on Winter's Last Weekend (FORECAST)

By March, only the avid skier, snowboarder or student looking for more snow days wants more snow, particularly in New England during one of the snowiest seasons on record.

After finally getting a warmer tease this week, more snow could fall in parts of the Northeast during the final weekend of winter. Our apologies. We're only the messengers here.

Mar 10 07:16

The BBC’s Climate Change Coverage Is Not Just Dishonest but Illegal

First section: this attempted to make a big deal of the fact that the world has warmed by around 0.85 degrees since 1880. But as Booker notes, this isn’t really the issue of contention.

What she left out was that there has been nothing unprecedented about our recent warming. As the world has generally warmed since emerging from the Little Ice Age 200 years ago, two earlier warming phases from natural causes, between 1860 and 1880 and from 1910 to 1940, were just as great as that of the last 30 years – before CO2 levels rose as they have done recently.

Second section: this sought to tell us that just as we can use models accurately to predict the future performance of premier league football clubs, so too we can rely on them to predict climate.

What he omitted to explain was that, in the past 17 years, the IPCC’s computer model predictions have turned out to be comprehensively wrong.

Mar 10 06:39

Green Fiasco: 92% Of Swiss Voters Reject Carbon Tax In Referendum

Roughly 92% of voters opposed the initiative, known as “Energy Rather than VAT,” while 8% supported the measure, according to preliminary results from 13 of the country’s 26 cantons.

Mar 10 05:54

Mainstream Media Discovers What Created ISIS – Global Warming!

No, this is not a joke. Mainstream outlets are actually suggesting that climate change is responsible, albeit indirectly, for the creation of ISIS and the scores of Western-backed terrorists flooding Syria as well as the now international military involvement in the war.

This is merely the latest silly narrative being promoted by the likes of Slate, Wired, The Telegraph, NBC, and The Guardian among many others.Slate, by no means, is the sole purveyor of such abjectly stupid claims nor are the other media outlets listed above. Still, one need only read the Slate article to see how the “climate change is the real reason for the Syrian war” claim is being presented.

Slate, by no means, is the sole purveyor of such abjectly stupid claims nor are the other media outlets listed above. Still, one need only read the Slate article to see how the “climate change is the real reason for the Syrian war” claim is being presented.

Mar 09 12:58

Mounds of snow create flooding concerns, ERCA says

The Essex Region Conservation Authority is warning residents of the risk of flooding this week because there is so much snow on the ground.

Mar 09 12:07

If you thought your winter was tough, try living on Plum Island, where record snowfall has left basements flooded with sewage, people forced out of their homes - and wild coyotes roaming the streets

With planes skidding off runways, snowdrifts as tall as houses and subzero temperatures for weeks on end, the US has suffered one of the most brutal winters on record.

Thousands of flights have been cancelled, highways and railways have been paralyzed by the cold and swaths of the northeast resemble a vast frozen tundra.

But if you thought your winter was bad spare a thought for the people of Plum Island, a tiny barrier island off the coast of Massachusetts buried under nearly 10ft of snow.

Its shivering residents have faced a daily battle to dig their homes free from mountains of ice while raw waste has spilled back into their homes because the sewers are frozen.

The only road off the island is so exposed that drivers have had to form long convoys before being escorted across in 'whiteout' conditions by the National Guard.

Mar 09 11:16

BEX ALERT - American ‘Researchers’ Say Climate Change Caused Syria’s Conflict

Researchers have said that an extreme drought in Syria, occurring between 2006-2009, was ‘most likely‘ caused by climate change and contributed to 2011?s violent uprising. A trend of rising temperatures in the region supposedly ‘matched computer simulations of how the region responds to increases in greenhouse-gas emissions’.

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And of course three years of the US attempting a covert overthrow of Assad have nothing whatsoever to do with it!

Mar 09 09:51

CARBONAZI BEX ALERT - Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

Many scientists think that climate change might be one cause of this year's "snowpocalypse" in Boston and bitter cold snaps in New York and Washington.

But physicists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have been looking into another culprit: air pollution in China and India.

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This is another pathetic attempt by the promoters of human-caused global warming (and carbon taxes) to not have to admit they were wrong back in 2000 when they proclaimed that "Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past" (UK Independent, March 20,2000) or just last November when they insisted this would not be a record setting winter such as the 5 that preceded it. Unable and unwilling to admit error (and lose all that funding to "prove" humans are warming the planet) this latest excuse reeks of desperation on the cusp of madness at protecting their pet theory and their own reputations. Human-caused global warming is real, but the cold winters are all the fault of China!

Climate on Earth is dominated by solar output (which is at record lows) and the slowly oscillating shape of earth's orbit from circular to elliptical and back to circular. When Earth's orbit is circular, we get the warmer interglacial periods. When the Earth's orbit is elliptical, then it spends more time further away from the sun at the far end of the ellipse per Kepler's laws of orbital motion and we get the ice ages. Al Gore and his cronies cannot control the sun or change the Earth's orbit. The whole hue and cry about human-caused global warming is a giant money-making scheme to sell carbon credits and to impose carbon taxes.

Mar 09 08:55

ICICLES, ICE DAMS & HEADACHES: Record cold leaves homes vulnerable

As the Finger Lakes comes off its coldest February on record, many area homes look like gingerbread houses on frosting overload.

Long icicles hang off gutters — which on a gingerbread house may be delectable, but on real homes aren’t quite so sweet.

Mar 09 08:54

BEX ALERT - Cold comfort: Despite deep blankets of snow across much of US experts say this winter was the 19th warmest since records began – and for five states it was the warmest EVER winter

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Those the same experts who were saying snowfalls were a thing of the past back in 2000?