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El Niño, climate change and the East Coast storms

Posted on February 26th by Tom Yulsman. 2
By seeking the "other side" to complex science, journalists sow confusion and amplify extreme claims Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research speaking today to the Ted Scripps ...

Arctic sea ice doesn’t care about the temperature where you live

Posted on January 4th by Tom Yulsman.
I hope everyone had a very happy holidays. I went on a bit of a break for a little over a week. But I'm back now. And here where I live ...

Heating up

Posted on December 18th by Tom Yulsman.
As the the map above illustrates, from September to November, the Earth overall was considerably warmer than the 1961-1990 base period. But there were three exceptions: parts of ...

Record high temps far more common than record lows

Posted on November 12th by Tom Yulsman. 2
The red and blue bars above shows the ratio of record daily highs to record daily lows observed at about 1,800 weather stations in the 48 contiguous United States ...

The bad boy is back

Posted on October 15th by Tom Yulsman. %
A fresh El Niño shaping up in the Pacific will dominate U.S. weather this winter, according to a forecast from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center released on Thursday. A ...

There he goes again

Posted on April 9th by Tom Yulsman. 4
George Will's latest foray into climate science is no better than the previous two I've spent way too much time focusing on the George Will Climate Change Follies so I hesitated ...