Another foot of snow on top of 6 feet already. “The Blizzard of 78 was a piece of cake compared to this,” says Peg.
Some of the coldest temperatures in decades in New York – Boston has warmed up to 3 degrees (-16 C).
This is already the 3rd snowiest winter on record in Boston.
And yes, you can’t make this stuff up!!!
- “Hottest Year On Record?” Think Again! Meet ‘Seasonally-Adjusted’ Seasons (ZeroHedge, Feb 1, 2015):
Day after day in modern macro-economics, investors are bombarded with ‘odd’ seasonal adjustments that spuriously lift (in the case of growth-related variables) or reduce (in the case of inflation-related variables) data to ensure a constant flow of “we must keep offering free/cheap money” narrative-confirming news.
However, as The Telegraph reports, it appears this “seasonal adjustment” smoke-screen has reached the just as bifurcated opinioned world of global warming trends and Climate-Gate…
Although it has been emerging for seven years or more, one of the most extraordinary scandals of our time has never hit the headlines. Yet another little example of it lately caught my eye when, in the wake of those excited claims that 2014 was “the hottest year on record”, I saw the headline on a climate blog: “Massive tampering with temperatures in South America”. The evidence on Notalotofpeopleknowthat, uncovered by Paul Homewood, was indeed striking.
Puzzled by those “2014 hottest ever” claims, which were led by the most quoted of all the five official global temperature records – Nasa’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (Giss) – Homewood examined a place in the world where Giss was showing temperatures to have risen faster than almost anywhere else: a large chunk of South America stretching from Brazil to Paraguay. Continue reading »
- Britain on RED alert as ‘displaced Polar vortex’ to unleash weather hell next week (Express, Jan 25, 2015):
Panicked forecasters raised the alert in the past hour after spotting the freak system on the weather models.
Rare in the UK it is identical to the phenomenon which triggered crippling whiteouts and ice storms in the United States.
Sparked by the frenzied and volatile behaviour of the jet stream it threatens to bring the fury of the North Pole tearing across the country NEXT WEEK.
Forecasters say temperatures will plunge to below -15C (5F) while feet-deep snow drifts on a par with the worst winters in history are likely.
The whole of the UK will be scourged by screaming Arctic gales and blizzards right through the first half of February. Continue reading »
- Holder To Use Asset Forfeiture Seizure to Go After Guns:
“The potential amount of QE needed is €2-3 trillion! Hence for inflation to reach close to a 2.0% threshold medium term, the potential amount of asset purchases needed is €2-3tn, not a mere €1tn. Should the ECB target such an expansion of its balance sheet, it would have to ease some conditions on its bond purchases (liquidity rule, quality…) or contemplate other asset classes- equity stocks, Real Estate Investment Trust-(REIT), Exchange-traded fund (ETF)…- as the BoJ, previously.”
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles told local FOX 2 anchors late on Monday night, November 25, 2014, that he had repeatedly requested the National Guard during the rioting and looting… But his requests were ignored by state Democratic leaders.
Award winning whistleblower William Binney says his new job is to make the US government honest, make them face the truth publically, and to prevent further violation of the rights which America has never intended to stand for.
Plans to route 911 location calls via Russia’s GLONASS satellite system have sparked national security concerns among some members of Congress, despite assurances that its use will be limited and it will help save lives in emergencies.
Not “unambiguously good” as Shale states see initial jobless claims spiking. Overall initial jobless claims missed expectations for the 4th week in a row, holding above 300k for the 3d week in a row (for the first time since July). At 307k, this week’s print is below last week’s but well above the 300k expectation. However, across TX, CO, ND, PA, and WV, initial claims (1 week lagged) rose to over 75k (from 30k in October)… “crisis has passed”?
- Oh the Hypocrisy: 1,700 Private Jets Fly To Global Warming Forum (The Daily Sheeple, Jan 20, 2015):
Every year, members of the World Economic Forum gather in the small resort town of Davos, Switzerland to discuss the most pressing issues that are effecting the global economy. Its ranks are filled with the wealthiest people in the world, and include monarchs, former and current heads of state, CEOs, and celebrities.
Much like the Bilderberg Group or G20, their members represent the tip of the pyramid so to speak. They wield immense power and influence in politics, business, and media, and what goes on during their meetings can have drastic effects on the world at large. Continue reading »
- Greenland ice sheet growing at fastest rate in four years – Video (Ice Age now, jan 20, 2015):
“Most people think the poles are melting… they’re not,” says Dr Benny Peiser. “Global sea ice is at a record high.”
Greenland is defying climate scientists and currently growing at its fastest rate in four years, says the Daily Caller.
- Snow in Saudi Arabia – Videos (Ice Age Now, Jan 16, 2015):
YouTube is full of recently posted Saudi Arabia snowfall video’s,
but we see nothing of this on Dutch television news.
The use of sunglasses is obligatory, because the snow in the desert reflects a lot of UV radiation that can damage your eyes.
As the election of Tony Abbott indicates, Australians have had enough of the destructive global warming hoax. Canadian countermoonbat Ezra Levant has a good laugh at what happened when media-beloved high priest of global warming David Suzuki appeared on Australian public TV expecting the usual mindless adulation and instead was torn to shreds along with his hoax, revealing both to be utterly phony. A long clip from last April worth watching through:
Oct 14, 2014
Chronic record cold temperatures, double the normal high magnitude earthquakes, and massive volcanic eruptions. While government sponsored scientists are not making the connection, top scientist John L. Casey has, and will share his perspective on a coming cold era that has repeated itself through history every 200 years.
@Amazon.com: Dark Winter: How the Sun Is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell Price: $19.94
Snow totals for western and central parts of Turkey and down to the city of Jerusalem
At least 8 villages isolated – Normally sun-drenched islanders lose power and water
SNOWFALL RATES…OVER 3 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.
It feels like a Siberian winter in Romania.
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- Breaking more low-temperature records in Hawaii (Ice Age Now, Jan 7, 2015):
Honolulu – Coldest January 5th in more than 122 years.
5 Jan 2015 – The National Weather Service said Monday morning’s low temperature of 57 degrees at the Honolulu Airport beat the previous low for this date of 60 degrees.
It also beat a older low temperature record for Honolulu set in 1893 of 58 degrees. Continue reading »
From the article:
“The cold put wheat crops in danger in parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Kansas,” says the Associated Press.
- Bitter cold puts U.S. wheat crops in danger (Ice Age Now, Jan 6, 2015):
Brings record low temperatures to Hawaii
Snow followed by a wave of frigid air is moving eastward, threatening to bring wind chills into the single digits even in the Deep South.
The cold is expected to extend deep into Georgia by early Thursday. In metro Atlanta, wind chills below 5 F (-15 C) are expected. Even in Cordele in south Georgia, the wind chill could hit 8 degrees (-13 C). Continue reading »
- White House Climate Lunacy (Ice Age Now, Jan 4, 2015):
“Facts mean nothing to Dr. Holdren and even less to the President.” – Alan Caruba
White House Climate Lunacy
By Alan Caruba
As January 2014 arrived with a blast of cold air ominously dubbed the “polar vortex”, the White House released a video in which the Chief Science Advisor to President Obama, Dr. John Holdren, managed to get on both sides of it, declaring the “extreme cold” to be “a pattern that we expect to see with increasing frequency as global warming continues.” How the Earth is getting both colder and warmer at the same time defies reality, but that is of little concern to Dr. Holdren and, indeed, the entire global warming—now called climate change–hoax.
Earlier, in November 2013, the White House made Dr. Holdren available to social media saying he would answer “any questions that you have about climate change…” As noted by Jim Lakely, Communications Director of The Heartland Institute, the invitation welcomed questions “but only if they conform to the notion that human activity is causing a climate crisis, and restricting human activity by government direction can ‘fight it.’” The answers would have to wait “because the White House social media experts are having a hard time sifting through the wreckage of their ill-conceived campaign and finding the very few that conform to Holdren’s alarmist point of view.”
Sadly, in addition to the United Nations where the hoax originated and any number of world leaders including our President and Secretary of State, Pope Francis has announced that he too believes the Earth is warming. Someone should tell him that it has been in a natural cooling cycle going on twenty years at this point!
Of course, such facts mean nothing to Dr. Holdren and even less to the President. That is why we are likely to not only hear more about climate change from him, but also discover that the White House intends the last two years of Obama’s term in office to be an all-out effort to impose restrictions and find reasons to throw money at the hoax. Dr. Holdren was no doubt a major contributor to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy initiative announced on December 3rd.
This “Climate Action Plan” called the “Climate Education and Literacy Initiative” is primarily directed at spreading the hoax in the nation’s classrooms and via various government entities as the National Park Service so they can preach it to the 270 million people who visit the nation’s 401 parks each year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will sponsor five regional workshops for educators and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, along with the American Geosciences Institute and the National Center for Science Education will launch four videos likely to be shown in schools.
Joining the White House will be the Alliance for Climate Education, the American Meteorological Society, the Earth Day Network, Green Schools Alliance, and others. It adds up to a massive climate change propaganda campaign, largely paid for with taxpayer funding.
The “science” that will be put forward will be as unremittingly bogus as we have been hearing and reading since the late 1980s when the global warming hoax was launched.
When Dr. Holdren faced a 2009 confirmation hearing, he moved away from his early doomsday views on climate change, population growth, and the possibilities of nuclear war. Though warned by William Yeatman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute that Dr. Holdren had “a 40-year record of outlandish scientific assertions, consistently wrong predictions, and dangerous public policy choices” that made him “unfit to serve as the White House Science Advisor”, the committee voted unanimously to confirm him. They should have read some of his published views.
Regrettably Congress generally goes along with the climate change hoax. Dr. Holdren noted that “Global change research (did) well in the 2013 budget. One can look at that as a reaffirmation of our commitment to addressing the climate change challenge. There’s $2.6 billion in the budget for the United States Global Change Research Program.”
Let me repeat that. $2.6 BILLION devoted to “research” on global warming or climate change. One must assume it is devoted to finding ways for mankind to cope with the non-existent global warming or the threat of a climate change about which mankind can do nothing. It is comparable to saying that humans can get the Sun to increase or decrease its radiation.
In June 2014, Ron Arnold, the executive vice president of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise and Washington Examiner columnist, noted that Dr. Holdren has long held the view that the U.S. should “de-develop” its “over-developed” economy.
That likely explains the Obama administration’s attack on the use of coal, particularly in utilities that use it to generate electricity. In the six years since the policy has been pursued by the EPA, coal-fired utilities have been reduced from providing fifty percent of the nation’s electricity to forty percent. Less energy means less investment in new business and industrial manufacturing, less jobs, and less safety for all of us who depend on electricity in countless ways.
Arnold reported that “Holdren wrote his de-development manifesto with Paul and Anne Ehrlich, the scaremongering authors of the Sierra Club book, ‘The Population Bomb.’” Aside from the fact that every prediction in the book has since proven to be wrong, it was clear then and now that Dr. Holdren is no fan of the human population of the planet. Like most deeply committed environmentalists, it is an article of faith that the planet’s problems are all the result of human activity, including its weather.
In December 2014, Dr. Holdren expressed the view that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions should be reduced to “close to zero”, adding “That will not be easy.” This reflected the deal President Obama agreed to with China, but carbon dioxide plays no discernable role whatever in “global warming” (which isn’t happening) and is, in fact, a gas essential to all life on Earth, but particularly for all vegetation that is dependent on it for growth.
Dr. Holdren’s continued presence as the chief Science Advisor to the President encourages Obama to repeat all the tired claims and falsehoods of global warming and climate change. It is obscene that his administration devotes billions of dollars and countless hours to spreading a hoax that is an offense to the alleged “science” it cites.
The North and South Poles are not melting. The polar bear population is growing. The seas are not dramatically rising. Et cetera!
One can only hope that a Republican-controlled Congress will do what it can to significantly reduce the money being wasted and reverse the EPA war on coal and the utilities that use it to produce the energy the nation requires.
For now, Dr. Holdren will continue to use his influence in ways that confound and refute the known facts of climate science. How does it feel to be the enemy of an environment that Dr. Holdren and others regard as more important than human life?
- Deadly cold to strike half of the US (Ice Age Now, Jan 4, 2015):
Will bring sub-zero temperatures (colder than minus 17.8 C), heavy rain and snow to 50 MILLION people* in 24 states.
The first arctic blast will hit on Monday, and will rival last January’s arctic outbreak that was linked to ‘polar vortex,’ say forecasters
New York City will be ‘lucky’ to see temperatures above 20 degrees (-6.7 C). Continue reading »
- 150,000 customers without electricity in and around Montreal (Ice Age Now, Jan 4, 2015):
Quebec’s icy weather continues into night as temperatures plummet.
More than 150,000 Hydro-Québec customers were without electricity this afternoon in and around Montreal after freezing rain encased southern Quebec in ice.
The blackouts are widespread across Montreal, the Montérégie (South Shore and areas west of the island of Montreal), the Richelieu Valley and elsewhere in southern Quebec. Continue reading »
- Heavy snowfall shuts down Kosovo (Ice Age Now, Jan 3, 2015)
- Heavy Snow and Cold Paralyzes Macedonia (Ice Age Now, Jan 3, 2015)
- Blizzard hits Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Libya (Ice Age Now, Jan 3, 2015)
- Greenland ice sheet gained record amounts of ice this season (Ice Age Now, Jan 2, 2015):
Also breaks record for one-day gain in ice mass.
The Greenland ice sheet has gained record amounts of ice this season (300 billion tons) , says the steven goddard website.
It also boasted a record one-day accumulation of 12 billion tons in mid-September.