After a much publicized rapid retreat during the period 2002 through 2005, Greenland’s Helheim glacier, has stabilized and begun advancing. The restabilization of the Helheim glacier alone could be responsible for a reduction in excess of 10 percent of the current mass loss from Greenland.
It was June 22nd 1918. Buenos Aires got covered by snow.
The June 11th issue of the U.K.’s The Independent contained a story written by Andrew Gumble titled “The Wrath of 2007: America’s great drought.” The story leads “America is facing its worst summer drought since the Dust Bowl years of the Great Depression. Or perhaps worse still.” Or, more accurately, perhaps not.
SIR JOHN HOUGHTON, who was co-chairman of the IPCC Scientific Assessment working group from 1988 to 2002, and Director General of the UK Meteorological Office from 1983 to 1991 has recently posted on the Web a blog attacking The Great Global Warming Swindle, a programme broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK on 8 and 12 March 2007.… Read More »
Commentary on a November 2006 posting by one Schmidt on a website run by him with, inter alios, two authors of the universally-discredited UN graph purporting to erase the mediaeval warm period.
The new IPCC Report (2007) states, on page 10, “Most observed increase in globally averaged temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due to the observed increase in anthropogenic greenhouse gas concentrations.” Their great effort in making progress in climate change science is certainly commended.