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Baffled German Government Concedes! “Global Warming Has Stopped…Warming Pause Is Remarkable…Unexpected
Are you a climate scientist? Have you taken all the measurements and recorded all the data yourself?
Russia is evacuating a drifting Arctic research station that was supposed to last until September, because the ice it is built on is starting to break up.
The cracks are another indication of the rapid decline of the Arctic ice sheet — especially so because the encampment is on the Canadian side of the Arctic Sea, where the ice is oldest and most durable.
The station — the 40th in a string of North Pole drift stations that began in 1937 — went into operation Oct. 1, later than usual because the leaders of the project had a difficult time finding a sufficiently robust floe to base the camp on. In fact, according to the U.S. National Ocean.
NOAA’s “Arctic Report Card” notes in particular the decrease in older ice — that is, ice more than four years old. A long-lasting tongue of older ice that extended toward Russia virtually disappeared last year. Throughout the Arctic, older ice accounted for 26 percent of the ice cover in March 1988 and just 7 percent in March 2012.
Originally posted by VoidHawk
There's those words again.
Could - Climate Models - Predicted
So, in two years time when we're all still here can we dispense with this highly profitable nonsense?
Originally posted by lampsalot
Originally posted by pavil
reply to post by WanderingThe3rd
Ok, I"ll bite once more.
How is making the Huge landmasses of Siberia and Canada more viable for habitation a bad thing if Man-Made global warming is occurring? The overall net gain of habitable land will increase.
We will not die as a species because of ANY global warming save the Sun going ballistic on us.
Lets revisit this thread in 2015 and see how good that prediction is...........
It's not going to make Canada and Siberia more habitable. The soil there is very poor and in many places is bare rock.
Image 1. (above) shows high levels of methane over the poles. Peak levels of over 2000 ppb over Antarctica have been recorded repeatedly over the past few months, which is extraordinary, the more so since the photochemical sink for methane is typically strongest during summer, while average levels of methane over Antarctica have historically been the lowest on Earth (image 2. below).
Originally posted by MyHappyDogShiner
reply to post by poet1b
Most who claim climate change is a hoax would like to keep doing things the way things have always been done, in order to keep selling all of those dumbasses those things that cause climate change.
It's about turning a profit, there is no such thing as "Sustainable Development".
The earth's resources should be inventoried and controlled like anything else, those who do not understand this are the ones who believe everything will go on as it has forever, and generate the lion's share of the profit for themselves.
Lotsa good it'll do when the planet, in it's osmotic sort of way gets rid of the pollutants knocking things outta wack, to balance things out naturally.
Makes one wonder if maybe the so called "Great Flood" may not have been anything more than the planet resetting itself the last time around
The warehouse is empty.
Originally posted by muse7
Nothing to worry about kids.
This is just another lie by those damn liberal tree huggers!
Will they still be saying that when their in water that is neck high?
Venus’ Winds Are Mysteriously Speeding Up
by Jason Major on June 18,
High-altitude winds on neighboring Venus have long been known to be quite speedy, whipping sulfuric-acid-laden clouds around the superheated planet at speeds well over 300 km/h (180 mph). And after over six years collecting data from orbit, ESA’s Venus Express has found that the winds there are steadily getting faster… and scientists really don’t know why.
By tracking the movements of distinct features in Venus’ cloud tops at an altitude of 70 km (43 miles) over a period of six years — which is 10 of Venus’ years — scientists have been able to monitor patterns in long-term global wind speeds.
What two separate studies have found is a rising trend in high-altitude wind speeds in a broad swath south of Venus’ equator, from around 300 km/h when Venus Express first entered orbit in 2006 to 400 km/h (250 mph) in 2012. That’s nearly double the wind speeds found in a category 4 hurricane here on Earth!
Jupiter Photos Reveal Big Changes on Giant Planet
by SPACE.com Staff
Date: 17 October 2012 Time: 04:58 PM ET
Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, has made some dramatic transformations in recent years, a new study reveals.
Huge belts in the giant planet's atmosphere have changed color, radiation hotspots have faded and flared up again, and cloud levels have thickened and dissolved, all while space rocks have been hurtling into it the gas giant, astronomers said.
"The changes we're seeing in Jupiter are global in scale," Glenn Orton, a scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., said in a statement today (Oct. 17).
Orton and his team found that in 2011 the North Equatorial Belt grew whiter than it had in a century, though it started to darken again earlier this year. And along the southern edge of this belt, the team observed infrared hotspots (which signal radiation being released from a deep layer of Jupiter's atmosphere) vanished from 2010 to 2011, but remerged by June 2012. During this period, the researchers also observed thickening of the deeper cloud decks in the northern belt, the while both the deeper and upper cloud decks of the southern belt condensed and then cleared up.
"Other changes haven't been seen in decades, and some regions have never been in the state they're appearing in now. At the same time, we've never seen so many things striking Jupiter," he explained in a statement. "Right now, we're trying to figure out why this is all happening."
Over the past 30 years, the Earth has warmed by 0.6° C or 1.08° F. Over the past 100 years, it has warmed by 0.8° C or 1.44° F.
Current warmth seems to be occurring nearly everywhere at the same time and is largest at high latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere. Over the last 50 years, the largest annual and seasonal warmings have occurred in Alaska, Siberia and the Antarctic Peninsula. Most ocean areas have warmed. Because these areas are remote and far away from major cities, it is clear to climatologists that the warming is not due to the influence of pollution from urban areas.
Weather On Mars Surprisingly Warm, Curiosity Rover Finds
by SPACE.com Staff
Date: 01 October 2012 Time: 07:00 AM ET
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is enjoying some nice, warm weather on the Red Planet — and spring hasn't even come to its landing site yet.
Curiosity's onboard weather station, which is called the Remote Environment Monitoring Station (REMS), has measured air temperatures as high as 43 degrees Fahrenheit (6 degrees Celsius) in the afternoon. And temperatures have climbed above freezing during more than half of the Martian days, or sols, since REMS was turned on, scientists said.
These measurements are a bit unexpected, since it's still late winter at Gale Crater, the spot 4.5 degrees south of the Martian equator where Curiosity touched down on Aug. 5.