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CO2 Emissions Hiccup

CO2 Emissions Hiccup

I’m sure you are aware that over half of US coal fired power plants have been closed since 2002 when the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign began.  (281 retired and 249 to go) And almost no new ones have been permitted for construction.  This has not only reduced significant amounts of CO2 but also small particulate matter and other emissions…

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Shorter Winters, Less Snow, Big Trouble

Shorter Winters, Less Snow, Big Trouble

One of the first consequences of a warming climate that I said would occur is now happening and being confirmed by data. Scientists predicted that the snow pack in the Rocky Mountains would shrink as a result of shorter and warmer winters.  The principal problem that was foreseen was less water flowing into the rivers which flow into the Great Plains that provide irrigation for…

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What’s Warm and Wet?  Minnesota and Siberia

What’s Warm and Wet? Minnesota and Siberia

The following headlines and articles are becoming more and more frequent as the consequences of a warming climate are becoming increasingly evident and consequential.  It’s one thing to say, “get used to these headlines”.  It’s an altogether different thing to get used to what is and going to happen.  The frequency of the headlines is only a small sampling of…

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Climate Change Costs Allstate $3 Billion in 9 Days

Climate Change Costs Allstate $3 Billion in 9 Days

For decades, many people said that the cost of doing something, anything to fight climate change was simply too much and uneconomical.  I have always said that there is no evidence of this and that there is not one shred of data to support this contention.  Not one single study.  In fact, all the research shows that doing what is…

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Frightening Climate Change Consequences Happening Now, Not Some Distant Time in the Future

Frightening Climate Change Consequences Happening Now, Not Some Distant Time in the Future

Still not convinced that the climate is getting warmer and that the outcomes will be no big deal? Well, Australia is now suffering unheard of heat and the following article describes an outcome of climate change that is truly frightening.  What the “alarmists” have been predicting is not occurring at some vague time in the future but RIGHT NOW and in a…

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