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Warm Winter A Global Record-Breaker

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Snowdrops sitting pretty in flower bed at Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park

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Prince George, BC – Signs of winter are sure to be further erased with another week of warm weather on the way…

Environment Canada’s forecast is calling for highs of four degrees today and tomorrow.  Monday and Tuesday will be closer to the normal maximum highs for this time of year, at two degrees.  But Thursday is expected to be back up to four, before we hit a high of seven degrees on Friday.

So far this month, February 5th was the warmest, with the mercury climbing to 6.9-degrees.  But the daytime high was above five degrees for a three-day stretch, from the 8th to the 10th.

While it’s enjoyable not to have to bundle up against the bitter cold, it’s also concerning.  The earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, based on independent analyses by both the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA.

The NOAA says the average global temperature across land and ocean surface areas for 2015 was 0.9-degrees Celsius above the 20th century average of 13.9-degrees Celsius – beating the previous record warmth of 2014 by 0.16-degrees.

And the record-breaking trend is continuing.  January marked the ninth consecutive month to break a monthly global record, with the temperature 1.04-degrees higher than the 20th century average of 12.0-degrees.  In Canada, the NOAA notes January temperatures in the Far North were between two and five-degrees higher than the 1961-1990 average.

NASA says the planet’s rise in average surface temperature by about 1-degree since the late 19th century is largely driven by increased carbon dioxide and other human-made emissions.  Most of the warming occurred in the past 35-years, with 15 of the 16 warmest years on record occurring since 2001.

NASA spokesperson, Gavin Schmidt says, “Last year’s temperatures had an assist from El Niño, but it is the cumulative effect of the long-term trend that has resulted in the record warming that we are seeing.”

Map below courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association





So we read what NASA spokesperson, Gavin Schmidt says.

Now we need to find a spokesperson from PG and read what he/she says.

I wonder where we could find one on here. :-)

My nut trees started blooming a week ago . This is almost a month earlier than in the last 30 years . And the bulbs are up . Also way too early . We may still have a few nut bars that don’t believe the climate has changed . Just watch the trees. They don’t sell the fossil fuel party line of lies that the deniers do . They live the truth .

    I’m not aware of anyone who doesn’t believe the climate hasn’t changed. Straw man!

Gopg2015 show me the science that proves mans contribution to a minuscule atmospheric trace gas has caused warming, how much if any at all? Heck rent seeking scientists haven’t even nailed down the effect from natural co2 which by the way makes up 97% of the C02 in the atmosphere. Oh by the way C02 only makes up .01% of the atmosphere. Now just think of those numbers for a few minutes.

Chasing C02 has turned into a trillion dollar industry, power, politics but no science.

Again show me the science?

Oh by the way you made a comment about my power rate post yesterday without reading the link.

AtaLOST, I think that most of us are in agreement that climate change is occurring. Most of us are smart enough to realize that climate change is and always has been a constant on our planet!

Unfortunately, there are some who are convinced that it is the fault of man and of the fossil fuel industry and many of them are getting rich trying to make the rest of us believe them.

I and I suspect the majority of us are of the opinion that man and the fossil fuel industry are of little consequence to the constant change of the earth’s climate.

After all, David Suzuki, Al Gore, et al seem to have no concern about their massive carbon footprints, so why should the rest of us!

By the way, sorry to hear that your nuts are blooming! That might explain why you seem a bit more confrontational lately!

    Science does not equal ideology . Science doesn’t care whether you believe in reality or not . Science doe not care if some selflubricating peckerhead like Ezra levant feeds on Koch dollars spewing their propaganda . Or whether or not a couple of parrots echo his lies . our atmosphere is easy to measure . Heck we can even measure the atmospheres of exoplanets . Spectrographic science is measurable. The squawking parrots like you guys are just background noise . Why is it you guys always leave out Naomi Klein ? Scared people will find out about her work ? Too late .

      The thing I’ve noticed about alarmists is that they always promote science but when asked to actually back up their claims with science, they resort to ad-hominems. Like you just did.

      Skeptics, deniers (whatever you want to call them) are happy to show you the science used to back up their claims. Alarmists always respond with “You’re in the pay of big oil”, “You’re anti-science”, “You’re in the pockets of the Koch brothers” etc. etc. What they never do is try to refute the skeptics with science. I’m sure they would if they could, but the fact is, the science is all on the denier side!

      The skeptics all say, “Show me where I’m wrong and I’ll switch sides in a heartbeat” and they’re always eager to debate the issue. Alarmists avoid debate any way they can.

    This Changes Everything, by Naomi Klein .

Satellites are the most accurate measurement of temperature as they use space temperature as a reference backed up with balloon readings.

Now the article above references’ surface which is a deflection. Surface temperatures have shown to have been adjusted, historic lowered, recent increased to amplify the warming effect. Gavin Schmidt is one off the scientists implicated in this. Also most of the instruments used suffer from the urban heat island effect whereas rural sited instruments show little or no warming in fact cooling.

Now having said that this years enso effect has caused a temperature increase and even the satellites have seen that but with the on coming El Nina, worm blob dissipated, PDO in the negative and AMO scheduled to go negative in the next couple of years and the suns activity lowest seen in 200 years well lets just say hope your house is well insulated.

Notice the article makes no reference to natural effect, why because rent seeking scientists have no idea but the mortgage maker is anthropogenic.

historically C02 levels have been much higher, temperatures have been higher and hey the earth did not burn up. Ask yourself this how come temperatures have been higher, lower same with C02 before man could supposedly have any effect.

Follow the money

    You really should learn how to read a chart .

Who are you going to trust? Climate Scientists or Multi-National Oil Corporations?

www. theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/08/exxon-climate-change-1981-climate-denier-funding

Imagine that, an Oil Industry that knew about carbon induced global warming for almost 30 years, and funded a campaign of denial during that entire time. Say it isn’t so Joe? Say it isn’t so!

    They are paying for TheRebel useful idiot breeding farm in Alberta and online .

      You are the idiot ataloser, and being a cheerleader for Naomi Klien just underscores your obvious struggle with any sense of reality. How have you managed to live this long. Typically nature takes care of your kind.

      so are you 41 or are you going to be 41 this year ? Nature has been so good to me that if I check out tonight I would have few regrets . Dow why have you got so many thoughts of death ? Rona fan ?

Lots of derogatory remarks but no science yet, warmers are like that, they got nothing.

So all you warmers believe there was no climate change before mann.

    Your babbling interpretations of data, like as if you actually know anything about the subject, does not qualify as “science” either. There is a saying for people like you. It goes, “If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with Bulls**t”.

    Thanks W.C Fields.

      Show the science, just a simple request. Hundreds of billions spent and no science proving anything. Don’t get so upset about finding out you have been scammed.

    Also, nice strawman in that last line.

Solution to global warming? As Bender would say, “Kill all humans”. Start with the right wing nutters who think we have nothing to with what is going on on this planet. That should reduce CO2 and other gas emissions by a considerable amount, while raising the general IQ of the world’s population by several dozens of points.

And, just for the record, I’m being facetious.

    Who said there is no pollution issues. That’s the problem money being siphoning to a non existent problem.

    Show the science that’s mans contribution to C02 is having an effect. Where is the science?

No one seems to refute my facts except personal attacks, yep very mature.

Naomi Klein what are you serious,LOL


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Lots of leftards here today. Big oil blah blah,Koch brothers control every thing. What a bunch of swill.

    Hey get your story straight . I’m in the middle .

      That would make me a middletard buddy !!!!!

zing….nice come back ataloser.

Warm weather is concerning? Not. More comfortable and costs less to heat the home. I’m enjoying it.

The only way NOAA and NASA managed to show 2015 as the warmest since records have been kept is by “adjusting” historical temperatures downward and discarding 2015 temperature readings that showed cooler. Fraud!

Besides which, warmer is better. Human civilization made its greatest advances during past historical warm periods that were considerably warmer than now.

Check the science before writing alarmist tripe!

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