Southwest Permanent Drought Update

It must be CO2 which is why history repeats (1975)
During cooler climatic periods the high-altitude winds are broken up into irregular cells by weaker and more plentiful pressure centers, causing formation of a “meridional circulation” pattern. These small, weak cells may stagnate over vast areas for many months, bringing unseasonably cold weather on one side and unseasonably warm weather on the other. Droughts and floods become more frequent and may alternate season to season, as they did last year in India. Thus, while the hemisphere as a whole is cooler,individual areas may alternately break temperature and precipitation records at both extremes.”
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New Mexico is expecting 600% of normal precipitation this week.

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10-Day Precipitation Outlook for the Conterminous U.S.

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Michael Mann agains tries to silence an opponent of warmism

“I agree that folks like Michael Mann and Peter Gleick have behaved very badly”

Now if that isn’t a clear case of breaking warmist commandments I don’t know. A fiery man made climate hell awaits her, even if she did agree with the ‘science’

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This time it’s the Daily Beast’s Megan McArdle who must be quieted.

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Michael Mann agains tries to silence an opponent of warmism

“I agree that folks like Michael Mann and Peter Gleick have behaved very badly”

Now if that isn’t a clear case of breaking warmist commandments I don’t know. A fiery man made climate hell awaits her, even if she did agree with the ‘science’

JunkScience.com

This time it’s the Daily Beast’s Megan McArdle who must be quieted.

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Heat Waves Validate the Skeptics

Watts Up With That?

Essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus, Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University

The heat wave and near record-breaking temperatures in Death Valley provides a superb teaching moment to show why CO2 has nothing to do with heat waves whether the record is ever broken or not.

  1. Most heat waves are associated with dry conditions. Water vapor contributes between 80 and 94% of the greenhouse effect. But during a dry heat wave, greenhouse gases are reduced, and that fact should alert people that other more critical factors are governing heat waves. The dryness lowers the soil’s heat capacity and allows temperatures to rise more rapidly. The dryness also creates clear skies that increases incoming solar radiation. The winter drought set the stage for this west coast heat wave as well as Europe 2003 and Russia 2010.
  1. All heat waves are caused by stationary high pressure systems. Always! High pressure…

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Megaquakes caused volcanoes to sink: Research

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PARIS: Massive earthquakes can cause distant  volcanoes to sink, according to research in Japan and Chile published on Sunday.

The magnitude 9.0 tsunami-generating quake that occurred off northeastern Japan in 2011 caused subsidence of up to 15 centimetres (9.3 inches) in a string of volcanoes on the island of Honshu as much as 200 kilometres (120 miles) from the epicentre, a Japanese study said.

And the 8.8 magnitude Maule quake in Chile in 2010 caused a similar degree of sinking in five volcanic regions located up to 220km (130 miles) away, according to a US-led paper.

It was not clear whether the phenomenon boosted eruption risk, the authors wrote.

Both the Japan and Chile quakes were of the subduction type, caused when one part of Earth’s crust slides beneath another.

If the movement is not smooth, tension can build up over decades or centuries before it is suddenly released, sometimes…

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