250 millibar wind jet stream crossed from Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere and joined that flow for two days, literally pole to pole wind flow over the equator. Strange anomalies in the stratospheric zonal flow as well. Will this move the Hadley Cell more north greening the deserts of Africa and usher in a drought in Europe?
14 June 2016 – In Vostok, temperature of -80.3 degrees was recorded.
Coldest since observations began. Meteonovosti.ru
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Antarctica is overall accumulating ice.
An increase in Antarctic snow accumulation is adding enough ice to outweigh the increased losses from the continent’s thinning glaciers, says this article on phys.org.
“Extra snowfall that began 10,000 years ago has been slowly accumulating on the ice sheet and compacting into solid ice over millennia,” the article continues. Continue reading »
An intensive scientific study of both Earth’s poles has found that from 2009 to 2016 overall temperature has dropped in the southern polar region.
NASA’s Operation IceBridge is an airborne survey of polar ice and has finalised two overlapping research campaigns at both the poles.
Coupled with the latest announcement of slight cooling in the area, it has fuelled claims from climate change deniers that human industrialisation is not having the huge impact on global tenperature as often is claimed.
By James Delingpole
You might think this would be great news for all those scientists who have been warning us over the last few years about the impending horrors of “man-made global warming” but in fact they are not happy about it, not one bit.Here for example is Dr Jay Zwally, the lead author of this week’s surprising Nasa study that confirms that the Antarctic is gaining far more ice than it is losing.“I know some of the climate deniers will jump on this and say this means we don’t have to worry as much as some people have been making out. It should not take away from the concern about climate warming.” Continue reading »
NASA admits Antarctic Ice Sheet is growing – Confirms what I’ve been saying all along.
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A new NASA study, released on Friday, admits that ice is accumulating in Antarctica.
Satellite measurements show an 82-112 gigaton-a-year net ice gain. That’s 82-112 billion tons per year! Nine zeroes!
112,000,000,000 tons. Per year. Continue reading »
For the first time, the legendary 2006 Russian documentary ‘Third Reich – Operation UFO‘ in its entirety, fully translated into English and available for free viewing. Many thanks to Irina Du Toit for the translation and the saucer people for the subtitles.
The film explores the historical mysteries and rumours of a Nazi secret base in Antarctica, the 1947 flying saucer attack on Admiral Byrd’s ill-fated ‘Operation Highjump’ expedition and the occult origins of Third Reich anti-gravity engines, flying discs and ancient Atlantean technologies viewed through the lens of perhaps the three most mysterious twentieth century German organisations of all: the ‘Thule Society, ‘Vril Society’ and the ‘Ahnenerbe’ Continue reading »
– Martini Meltdown (Ice Age Now, Sep 29, 2014):
Sea-ice in the Arctic. That ice ain’t melting and the polar bears are thriving.
By Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser
The Sunday Times has reached a new height of incoherence with its science editor’s, (Jonathan Leake) column on Arctic ice cap in ‘death spiral.’
Nothing could be further from the truth. The ice cover in the Antarctic has recently reached a new all-(recorded)-time extent and the ice cover in the Arctic appears to be on a similar path. No wonder as the frost-free days in the Arctic, above 80 N have been fewer in the last two summers and the last winter in North America was brutally cold and long. Continue reading »
– Global Un-Warming? Antarctic Sea-Ice Reaches Record High Levels (ZeroHedge, Sep 15, 2014):
In what appears to be an awkward moment of uncomfortable fact, ABC reports satellite imagery reveals an area of about 20 million square kilometres covered by sea ice around the Antarctic continent – the highest level of coverage since records began. This is the 3rd year in a row that the sea ice coverage has reached a record level – increasing at 1.5% each decade since 1979. However, there is another side to this, as the area covered in sea ice expands scientists have said the ice on the continent of Antarctica which is not over the ocean continues to deplete. The climate is changing, one way or the other.
Scientists say the extent of Antarctic sea ice cover is at its highest level since records began. Continue reading »
H/t reader squodgy:
“So, who the hell do we believe???”
If we consider low temperature and sea-ice records the volcano theory seems to be the only one that does make sense …
– Volcanoes melting Antarctic glaciers from below (Ice Age Now, June 12, 2014):
Dive below the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and you’ll find fire as well as ice,
… especially if we also consider what happens in the Arctic:
– August 15 Global Sea Ice Area Highest Since 1996
As a side note:
– How The Ozone Hole Over The Arctic Disappared (Spiegel, May 31, 2012):
Good news from the Arctic: has startled the giant ozone hole, the researchers in the past year, has disappeared. Human conduct, however, was not in the game – the weather is responsible for the healing of the shield.
– New Satellite Maps Show World’s Major Ice Caps Melting at Unprecedented Rate (Eco Watch, Sep 1, 2014):
German researchers have established the height of the Greenland and Antarctic ice caps with greater precision than ever before. And the new maps they have produced show that the ice is melting at an unprecedented rate.
The maps, produced with a satellite-mounted instrument, have elevation accuracies to within a few metres. Since Greenland’s ice cap is more than 2,000 metres thick on average, and the Antarctic bedrock supports 61 percent of the planet’s fresh water, this means that scientists can make more accurate assessments of annual melting.
Dr Veit Helm and other glaciologists at the Alfred Wegener Institute’s Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany, report in the journal The Cryosphere that, between them, the two ice sheets are now losing ice at the unprecedented rate of 500 cubic kilometers a year. Continue reading »
“I wasn’t surprised to find life under there, but I was surprised how much life there was, and how they made a living. They are essentially eating the Earth.“
– John Priscu, lead scientist
Scientists present definitive proof that life exists .5 miles beneath the ice sheet in the Antarctic lake. Pictured here, a coccoid shaped microbial cell with an attached sediment particle from the Subglacial Lake Whillans water column
– Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet (Los Angeles Times, Aug 20, 2014):
In an icy lake half a mile beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists have discovered a diverse ecosystem of single-celled organisms that have managed to survive without ever seeing the light of the sun.
The discovery, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature is not so much a surprise as a triumph of science and engineering. The research team spent 10 years and more than $10 million to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that life did indeed exist in subglacial lakes near the South Pole.
“It’s the real deal,” said Peter Doran, an Earth scientist at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who was not involved in the study. “There was news that they found life early this year, but a bunch of us were waiting for the peer reviewed paper to come out before we jumped for joy.” Continue reading »
– Scientists stranded as Antarctic temps plunge to lowest ever recorded (Ice Age Now, Aug 11, 2014):
“British scientists are stranded after their Antarctic base lost power in the depths of winter as temperatures plummeted to a record low of minus 55C,” says the Daily Mail.
“There is no way of rescuing the 13 researchers from the Halley VI Research Station – which has been hit by a 19-hour blackout – for months until the hostile winter subsides.” Continue reading »
– Volcanoes Melting West Antarctic Glaciers, Not Global Warming (Ice Age Now, Aug 11, 2014):
“Geothermal heat under the glaciers is likely a key factor in why the ice sheet is currently collapsing.”
“A new study by researchers at the University of Texas, Austin found that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is collapsing due to geothermal heat, not man-made global warming,” says this article in The Daily Mail.
“Researchers from the UTA’s Institute for Geophysics found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica is being eroded by the ocean as well as geothermal heat from magma and subaerial volcanoes. Continue reading »
– Antarctica sets yet another sea-ice record (Ice Age Now, July 29, 2014):
“I don’t know about you, but I’m really impressed,” says reader Ralph Fato. “Not just how far from record ice there is but the continuation of it. And last I checked this was part of the ‘globe’.”
See interactive graph (and larger):
Thanks to Ralph Fato for this link
– Coldest June since measurements began in Adélie Land, Antarctica (The Watchers, July 14, 2014):
Meteo-France is reporting an unusually cold month of June at their station base Dumont d’Urville located in Adélie Land (Terre Adélie), Antarctica. They recorded an average temperature of -22.4° C throughout June, which is 6.6° C lower than normal temperature for the period from 1981 – 2010.
This makes June 2014 the coldest June since measurements began in 1956, and the second coldest month of all months combined (after September 1958 with -23.5° C).
The daily temperature for June was also beaten with -34.9° C recorded, previous record was -33.4° C. Continue reading »
– “Megablizzard” forecast for eastern Australia (Ice Age Now, June 23, 2014):
“Best snowfalls in a decade.” Maybe the “storm of the century.”
– Aleutian volcanoes waking up (Ice Age Now, June 23, 2014):
Five volcanoes now simultaneously active, the most activity in 26 years.
– Record snowfall in Norway (Ice Age Now, June 23, 2014):
First time since records began that snow has been recorded in June.
– Surprise Snowstorm Clobbers Rockies (Ice Age Now, June 23, 2014):
June 20, 2014 – “A bizarre June snowstorm hit Glacier National Park in Montana and parts of Utah and Idaho this week,
– Confirmed – Earth’s protective magnetic shield is weakening (Ice Age Now, June 22, 2014):
The most dramatic declines are occurring over the Western Hemisphere, says European Space Agency. Continue reading »
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– Arctic Ice Brake-up is NASA’s ‘most deluded scare story ever’ (The Real Agenda news, May 14, 2014):
“Unstoppable break-up of SOME Antarctic Ice due to non-existent Global-Warming threatens sea level Rise in 200 years time,” says Piers Corbyn.
Western media alarmism has spiked this month after NASA ‘revealed’ that a large section of the Antarctic shell was breaking off and will soon make sea levels rise to cover us all. The year of mid-term elections seems to be the year of hyped politics as NASA and the U.S. government continues to spread the lies about man-made global warming.
In the most recent example of how out of proportion statements help scare people, NASA used cherry-picked data and speculation to say that a ‘gigantic’ piece of West Antarctica is now melting and falling into the sea. NASA did not mention anything about the state of the whole Antarctic & South Hemisphere, mainly because it does not fit the narrative and scare tactics of the climate change alarmists. One entity that has gone the extra mile to explain the reality of ice caps in the Antarctica was the most-respected National Snow and Ice Data Center.
In the graph below, the organization shows that, at least for the last 35 years, ice has been accumulating, not melting in the Southern Hemisphere. Continue reading »
Massive climate changes are happening right now on planet earth for a multitude of reasons and this is not the place, nor do I have the time, to discuss all of them here.
I do NOT deny that the melting of Antarctic ice sheet will happen and is already happening.
However, I do Not believe that this is due to global warming.
There is no man-made global warming and there is not even global warming.
If the elitists are indeed successful with their global warming propaganda they will earn an awful lot of money.
Even an elite puppet like Al Gore would make billions:
Why would we trust the same people that rip us off all of the time, just because they are now pretending that they really do care for the planet?
They f*$$$$* don’t:
“I believe it is appropriate to have an over-representation of… how dangerous it is.”
– Al Gore
“It doesn’t matter what is true, it only matters what people believe is true.”
– Paul Watson, Greenpeace
“We’ve got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing.”
– leftist Senator Tim Wirth, 1993
“We have to offer up scary scenarios… each of us has to decide the right balance between being effective and being honest.”
– Stephen Schneider, lead ipcc author, 1989
“Unless we announce disasters no one will listen.”
– Sir John Houghton, first chairman of the IPCC
“The only way to get our society to truly change is to frighten people with the possibility of a catastrophe.”
– Daniel Botkin, ex Chair of Enironmental Studies, UCSB
But these clowns seem to get away with everything:
And Al Gore really is ‘brilliant’:
So here is what I believe to be the real reason behind the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet:
Volcanoes all over the planet are going crazy ….
… and there are volcanoes under the ice …
– Active Volcano Found Under Antarctic Ice: Eruption Could Raise Sea Levels (National Geographic, Nov 18, 2013):
Inevitable eruption will speed up ice loss on frozen continent, study says.
A newly discovered volcano found buried beneath a thick layer of ice in Antarctica could speed up ice loss and raise global sea levels when it erupts, scientists say.
… and scientists have found “big variations in the temperature in the mantle across parts of Antarctica”:
– What’s Under Antarctica? Quake Waves Give First Look (livescience, April 6, 2012):
“We do see these big variations in the temperature in the mantle across parts of Antarctica that will have a big effect on the ice sheet,” Wiens said.
So for me it is volcanic activity that melts the Antarctic ice sheet.
And then there is this:
Now that in and of itself should cause climate change all over the planet, or not?
And how about the Arctic ice?
How come the Artic ice sheets are rapidly expanding?
The elitists know that the world is cooling and here is the Bilderberg group’s discussion agenda from 2010:
– Global Cooling and the New World Order (Telegraph):
“The 58th Bilderberg Meeting will be held in Sitges, Spain 3 – 6 June 2010. The Conference will deal mainly with Financial Reform, Security, Cyber Technology, Energy, Pakistan, Afghanistan, World Food Problem, Global Cooling, Social Networking, Medical Science, EU-US relations.”
Yep, that’s right. Global Cooling.
Always ‘follow the money’:
And then there is the sun, which is and has been the only engine behind global warming and cooling:
“Whenever solar radiation has decreased and volcanic activity has increased, global temperatures suddenly plummet…often within weeks or months,” says climatologist Cliff Harris and meteorologist Randy Mann.
– Melting of Antarctic ice sheet and 3-meter sea level rise inevitable – study (RT, May 12, 2014):
Massive regions of the ice sheet that makes up West Antarctica have begun collapsing in a process that scientists have worried about for decades and fear is likely unstoppable.
Researchers warned that the accelerated pace of disintegration is expected to remain relatively slow over the next 100 years, although after that point it will speed up so fast that it could become a major issue for seaside cities. Ocean levels could rise by at least three meters, according to two papers scheduled for publication this week in the Science and Geophysical Research Letters. Continue reading »
– Ship Sent To Rescue Global Warming Researchers Trapped In Antarctic, Gets Trapped In Antarctic (ZeroHedge, Jan 3, 2014):
From ironic to ironic-er… the Chinese icebreaker ship that helped rescue the 52 Australian global warming researchers from being trapped in Antarctic ice has found itself stuck in heavy ice. As Reuters reports, The Snow Dragon had ferried the passengers from the stranded Russian ship to an Australian icebreaker late on Thursday. It now had concerns about its own ability to move through heavy ice, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. Continue reading »
– First woman to cross Antarctic solo: I’ve never felt so alone (CNN, Oct 5, 2012)
– Russian scientists reach lake under Antarctica (MSNBC, Feb. 8, 2012)
At 160 miles (250 kilometers) long and 30 miles (50 kilometers) wide, Lake Vostok is similar in size to Lake Ontario. It is kept from freezing into a solid block by the more than two-mile-thick crust of ice across it that acts like a blanket, keeping in heat generated by geothermal energy underneath.
The minds of world leaders are firmly shut to anything but the fantasies of the scaremongers.
Considering how the fear of global warming is inspiring the world’s politicians to put forward the most costly and economically damaging package of measures ever imposed on mankind, it is obviously important that we can trust the basis on which all this is being proposed. Last week two international conferences addressed this issue and the contrast between them could not have been starker.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The thickest, oldest and toughest sea ice around the North Pole is melting, a bad sign for the future of the Arctic ice cap, NASA satellite data showed on Tuesday.
“Thickness is an indicator of long-term health of sea ice, and that’s not looking good at the moment,” Walt Meier of the National Snow and Ice Data Center told reporters in a telephone briefing.
This adds to the litany of disturbing news about Arctic sea ice, which has been retreating over the last three decades, especially last year, when it ebbed to its lowest level. Continue reading »
Latest sign of global warming’s impact shocks scientists
A vast ice shelf hanging on by a thin strip looks to be the next chunk to break off from the Antarctic Peninsula, the latest sign of global warming’s impact on Earth’s southernmost continent.
Scientists are shocked by the rapid change of events.