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Temperature Monitors Report Global Cooling
The Daily Tech, Drudgereport ^

Posted on 02/26/2008 11:28:32 AM PST by crusty old prospector

A twelve-month long drop in world temperatures erases global warming

Over the past year, anecdotal evidence for a cooling planet has exploded. China has its coldest winter in 100 years. Baghdad sees its first snow in all recorded history. North America has the most snowcover in 50 years, with places like Wisconsin the highest since record-keeping began. Record levels of Antarctic sea ice, record cold in Minnesota, Texas, Florida, Mexico, Australia, Iran, Greece, South Africa, Greenland, Argentina, Chile -- the list goes on and on. No more than anecdotal evidence, to be sure. But now, that evidence has been supplanted by hard scientific fact. All four major global temperature tracking outlets (Hadley, NASA's GISS, UAH, RSS) have released updated data. All show that over the past year, global temperatures have dropped precipitously.

Meteorologist Anthony Watts compiled the results of all the sources. The total amount of cooling ranges from 0.65C up to 0.75C -- a value large enough to erase nearly all the global warming recorded over the past 100 years. All in one year time. For all sources, it's the single fastest temperature change every recorded, either up or down.

Scientists quoted in a past DailyTech article link the cooling to reduced solar activity which they claim is a much larger driver of climate change than man-made greenhouse gases. The dramatic cooling seen in just 12 months time seems to bear that out. While the data doesn't itself disprove that carbon dioxide is acting to warm the planet, it does demonstrate clearly that more powerful factors are now cooling it.

Let's hope those factors stop fast. Cold is more damaging than heat. The mean temperature of the planet is about 54 degrees. Humans -- and most of the crops and animals we depend on -- prefer a temperature closer to 70.

Historically, the warm periods such as the Medieval Climate Optimum were beneficial for civilization. Corresponding cooling events such as the Little Ice Age, though, were uniformly bad news.


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Paging Mr. Algore, Mr. Algore. Please pick up the Green Courtesy Phone.
1 posted on 02/26/2008 11:28:37 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector; Genesis defender; proud_yank; enough_idiocy; TenthAmendmentChampion; FrPR; ..
 


Global Warming Scam News & Views

2 posted on 02/26/2008 11:30:10 AM PST by steelyourfaith
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To: crusty old prospector

I wish people would stop posting these articles. Everyone knows that global cooling is a direct result of global warming? We must ratify Kyoto now before its too late!


3 posted on 02/26/2008 11:30:40 AM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Checkmate Cruiser")
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To: crusty old prospector

4 posted on 02/26/2008 11:31:23 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector
The hot air ducts next to the temperature monitoring stations aren't active as much lately.

If the janitor turns up the thermostat on the heating system by a couple of degrees, I'm sure this global cooling crisis will come to an abrupt end.

5 posted on 02/26/2008 11:31:54 AM PST by TChris ("if somebody agrees with me 70% of the time, rather than 100%, that doesn’t make him my enemy." -RR)
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To: neodad

You’re right! It is going to be -30 this weekend and that is a direct result of being +30 last weekend. No doubt about it. Earth in the Balance!


6 posted on 02/26/2008 11:32:55 AM PST by RightWhale (Clam down! avoid ataque de nervosa)
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To: crusty old prospector

I guess God didn’t get the memo from Al Bore...LOL


7 posted on 02/26/2008 11:33:02 AM PST by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: crusty old prospector; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; honolulugal; SideoutFred; ...


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8 posted on 02/26/2008 11:34:19 AM PST by xcamel (Two-hand-voting now in play - One on lever, other holding nose.)
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9 posted on 02/26/2008 11:34:32 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector; Allegra
Baghdad sees its first snow in all recorded history.

You're a part of weather history!..........

10 posted on 02/26/2008 11:35:14 AM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: Red Badger

I wonder when we will see the “Aspen of Iraq” open up for some fresh powder runs.


11 posted on 02/26/2008 11:36:43 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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Al Gore must be deeply saddened.


12 posted on 02/26/2008 11:38:15 AM PST by excalibur1701
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To: crusty old prospector

Right after the Turks pull out of the mountains?.............


13 posted on 02/26/2008 11:38:35 AM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: TChris

I suspect the world’s monitoring stations are rotting, and in desperate need of painting. Immediately. With flat black paint.


14 posted on 02/26/2008 11:38:41 AM PST by C210N (The television has mounted the most serious assault on Republicanism since Das Kapital.)
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To: RightWhale

Unfortunately, we all are going to be paying more for this year’s global cooling. Natural gas prices have risen from $7.00 to over $9.00 MCFG over the past month. With Obamination leading the way, I see socialized energy right after medicine.


15 posted on 02/26/2008 11:40:42 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

Blame it on global warming.


16 posted on 02/26/2008 11:41:57 AM PST by Uncle Hal
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To: crusty old prospector

Well thats what you get with global warming, variability

(that is an actual moonbat quote~!)


17 posted on 02/26/2008 11:42:24 AM PST by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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Everyone: you've not seen it yet, I believe you would be interested in reading the following article and the very well written PDF that it refers to: Dalton Minimum Returns
18 posted on 02/26/2008 11:42:34 AM PST by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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To: Red Badger
Right after the Turks pull out of the mountains?.............

Oops. Forgot about that minor technicailty. Maybe they will want to run the lifts.

19 posted on 02/26/2008 11:44:27 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: Mr. K
Well thats what you get with global warming, variability

No, that is what you get with women. With weather, you get chaos.

20 posted on 02/26/2008 11:47:55 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

More proof (as all climate fluctations are throughout time) that human activity induced “Global Warming” is scientific fact and that we’re all doomed if we don’t immediately reduce our carbon footprint to zero. Glaciers will advance; the Potomac, Themes and Seine rivers will freeze again for the first time since the 18th and 19th centuries. “Greenland” will become even WHITER.


21 posted on 02/26/2008 11:48:08 AM PST by fire and forget
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To: fire and forget
Glaciers will advance; the Potomac, Themes and Seine rivers will freeze again for the first time since the 18th and 19th centuries.

Two-thirds of that might not be a bad thing.

22 posted on 02/26/2008 11:49:59 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

I wish the McCain campaign would take a look at this data. He could actually GAIN some common sense support from conservatives.


23 posted on 02/26/2008 11:50:34 AM PST by rightinthemiddle (The Mainstream Media Controls Our Party. Go, RINOS!)
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To: crusty old prospector

Bush’s Fault!!!


24 posted on 02/26/2008 11:54:32 AM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Soldier home after 15 months in the Triangle of death)
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To: rightinthemiddle

From my own perspective growing up in Texas, the average day climatologically is the same but we don’t have any sharp polar outbreaks like when I was a kid. The ponds used to freeze over once a year at least and we could share in the joy of playing hockey with our northern friends. I don’t think it has been that cold in over twenty years.


25 posted on 02/26/2008 11:54:34 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: TChris
If the janitor turns up the thermostat on the heating system by a couple of degrees, I'm sure this global cooling crisis will come to an abrupt end.

Just wait till Ol' Doc Hansen runs this data through his Magical Mystery Global Warming Computer Model and Federal Research Grant Generator, and we will discover that 2007 was really the hottest year on record.

When you have magic on your side, you don't need no stink'n thermometers.

26 posted on 02/26/2008 11:55:08 AM PST by Ditto (Global Warming: The 21st Century's Snake Oil)
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To: crusty old prospector
No, that is what you get with women. With weather, you get chaos.

Um, weather; women; Chaos. It all fits.

27 posted on 02/26/2008 11:55:59 AM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Soldier home after 15 months in the Triangle of death)
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To: crusty old prospector

They’ve done a good job getting the world to believe that ANYTHING that happens supports their proposition of global warming. Seems to me we’ve had wild and irratic weather going back to the time of Rome and Greece, even further. Climatologists tell us the world’s undergone staggering changes for aeons. Now, any kind of “weather” that manifests is unnatural and evidence of global warming.


28 posted on 02/26/2008 11:56:55 AM PST by fire and forget
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To: rightinthemiddle

I wish the McCain campaign would take a look at this data. He could actually GAIN some common sense support from conservatives.


Doubtful....not with that liberal McCain

Only way to change a liberal is to not vote for him/her


29 posted on 02/26/2008 11:58:39 AM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (You know what they call a McCain supporter? A Liberal)
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To: crusty old prospector

Talk about an Inconvenient Truth....


30 posted on 02/26/2008 11:59:16 AM PST by Dog Gone
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“Bush’s Fault!!!”

Dang it, you beat me to it...........

Someone interview AlGore!


31 posted on 02/26/2008 11:59:44 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001
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To: UCFRoadWarrior

He doesn’t have my vote yet. We’ll see if the Mindless Middle campaigns hard and donates to the cause.

There’s a first for everything.


32 posted on 02/26/2008 12:00:44 PM PST by rightinthemiddle (The Mainstream Media Controls Our Party. Go, RINOS!)
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To: fire and forget

As a geologist, I am well aware of the cyclicity of the climate and its effect on the formation of this planet. A mere 25 million years ago (a blink of the eye in the Earth’s history), they were no icecaps and the shoreline along the Gulf Coast was about 300 miles further inland. Those poor dinosaurs must have sweated a lot without air conditioning.


33 posted on 02/26/2008 12:03:07 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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When you’re hot you’re hot and when you’re not you’re not.


34 posted on 02/26/2008 12:04:46 PM PST by shineon
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To: crusty old prospector

So do we need to start cutting down trees and burning more fossil fuel in order to prevent a new ice age?


35 posted on 02/26/2008 12:05:27 PM PST by T. Buzzard Trueblood (Crawling over ground glass, holding my nose.)
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To: Uncle Hal
"Blame it on global warming."

No problem at all for the Moonbat set. I saw a headline the other day that went something like this: "Harshest winter ever blamed on Global Warming."

36 posted on 02/26/2008 12:05:37 PM PST by lstanle
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To: T. Buzzard Trueblood
So do we need to start cutting down trees and burning more fossil fuel in order to prevent a new ice age?

We need to tell those nasty volcanoes to quit erupting and for the sun to shine a little brighter.

37 posted on 02/26/2008 12:07:55 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

Record 92 deg in Austin yesterday. Below freezing tonight.


38 posted on 02/26/2008 12:11:32 PM PST by wolfcreek (Powers that be will lie like Clintons and spend like drunken McCains to push their Globalist agenda.)
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To: crusty old prospector

With the TransAlaska Natural Gas Pipeline being negotiated and the 50 trillion cubic feet of Prudhoe natural gas sitting at Prudhoe instead of being shipped out, we are aware of the price of natural gas and how we are seeing zero revenue thirty years later.

NYMEX crude oil index 101.01


39 posted on 02/26/2008 12:13:01 PM PST by RightWhale (Clam down! avoid ataque de nervosa)
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What do you suppose the chances are of this being on the evening news tonight? And, if by some remarkable twist of fate, it is on the news, what do you bet the cooling is blamed on global warming with a strait face?

Watching Algore go down in history as the biggest buffoon to ever live will be one of life's greatest pleasures. We just have to pray it happens before we are all living under the tyranny carbon credits. Once the enviros gain that control, they won't be giving it up, no matter how cold it gets.

40 posted on 02/26/2008 12:14:38 PM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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The total amount of cooling ranges from 0.65C up to 0.75C -- a value large enough to erase nearly all the global warming recorded over the past 100 years. All in one year time.

Poor Algore...that'll leave a mark!
Not to mention the considerable shrinkage of his photo-shopped "package" due to the cold snap.

41 posted on 02/26/2008 12:17:38 PM PST by Ignatz (I am so jealous of these female teacher sex scandals. I didn't even get to bang the erasers!)
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To: rightinthemiddle

This is proof that Kyoto worked after all.


42 posted on 02/26/2008 12:17:47 PM PST by Paladin2 (Huma for co-president!)
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I'm so confused.

Will people stop posting facts.

Just give me some old time religion and a little Johnnie Walker Black and I'll muddle my way through this cold wave errr, heat wave errr, moderate wave, errr...

I think I'll have one more JWB, take a nap, eat dinner, and watch the hil/mooselimb show.

Can't wait to see chrissy slobber on his tie and give osamaobama a verbal, virtual lewinsky {and then puke as he gets a "thrill up his leg"}.

43 posted on 02/26/2008 12:19:07 PM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

LOL. I paged down quickly before I posted just to be sure. I was a little concerned that someone would get it out before I could hit the button. I hate being johnny-come-lately.


44 posted on 02/26/2008 12:20:05 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Soldier home after 15 months in the Triangle of death)
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To: Minn
What do you suppose the chances are of this being on the evening news tonight?

Dr. Heidi Cullen is already set to do an about-face at the Weather Channel and have some "Breaking Climate News" tonight at 6:00 and 10:00.

45 posted on 02/26/2008 12:20:27 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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46 posted on 02/26/2008 12:25:25 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: Uncle Hal
Blame it on global warming.

The global warming melts the icecaps that pour freezing water into the oceans that in turn lower the temperature of the earth.

You can blame all the worlds problems on global warming and Bush.

47 posted on 02/26/2008 12:27:44 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is an EVIL like no other, and must be ERADICTED)
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To: Paladin2

And it didn’t cost us a dime!


48 posted on 02/26/2008 12:33:45 PM PST by MarkeyD (Just another country bumpkin looking forward to Fred!)
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To: crusty old prospector

global warming, uh err, we mean climate change


49 posted on 02/26/2008 12:35:38 PM PST by Para-Ord.45
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This issue have been exposed for the hoax it is so often but the true believers never change their position.


50 posted on 02/26/2008 12:36:03 PM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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