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Early Winter: Deep Frost Rolls Over Central Europe …Heavy Snow Falls Over Poland, Romania, Slovakia!
By P Gosselin on 12. October 2015
A high centered over the Baltic states is pumping frigid air over central and eastern Europe, leading to widespread frost and snow this morning. Here’s a list of the lowest readings recorded in Germany this morning: Source: www.wetter.com You can also look at this map showing the cold centered over Germany. Right now warming is on […]
By P Gosselin on 11. October 2015
Seems like summer just ended. But already ground frost and wintry snow are gripping large parts of Europe. The following chart shows the situation right now at 8 p.m. CET. Across much of Central and Eastern Europe temperatures are down in the single digits Centigrade. Source: www.wetterzentrale.de At Facebook Severe Weather Europe posted photos taken […]
Inconvenient Truths: 2014 Global Natural Disasters Down Massively! …No Trend In Tornado/Cyclones Since 1950!
By P Gosselin on 10. October 2015
More people and more wealth, yet less losses. That’s what the latest 2014 disaster statistics tell us. Bad news for the doomsday worshippers and cheerleaders. The Geneva-Switzerland based International Federation of the Red Cross recently released its 2014 Natural Disaster Report, according to the German online daily BILD here. If anything, the news is very […]
By P Gosselin on 9. October 2015
The Nobel Peace Prize Committee is (in)famous for its controversial choices when selecting the winner of the prestigious prize. Many among us recall how the Oslo-based Committee once awarded the Prize to PLO leader and terrorist Yasser Arafat. “One Peace Prize winner bombs another” Today German online flagship daily ‘Die Welt’ presents an article about […]
German Professor: Europe’s € 5.7 TRILLION Climate Policy Is “Very Expensive”, “Counter-Productive” And “Does Nothing For Climate” … “Completely Wasted”!
By P Gosselin on 8. October 2015
University of Magdeburg economics professor Joachim Weimann held a presentation in Brandenburg highlighting the shortcomings of Germany’s Energiewende (transition to renewable energies) and Europe’s climate policy earlier this year. First Weimann calls the climate issue a debate that is emotionally and ideologically charged, and that the facts are almost always suppressed. He also believes that the […]
By P Gosselin on 7. October 2015
I’m a bit hampered today by a head cold, and so today’s post will be a short one. The preliminary report for September weather in Switzerland is out. Hat-tip: Kurt in Switzerland. According to the Swiss Meteorological and Climatological Office, September was 0.8 deg. Celsius colder than the norm for the month, based on the […]
Eight Recent Papers Overshadow CO2 Warming Hypothesis …Evidence Of Svensmark’s Solar Amplifier Theory Solidifies
By P Gosselin on 6. October 2015
Recently I posted a number of reports on the powerful correlation between solar activity cycles and historical climate change. Clearly the sun is a driver. The question that remains is what is the mechanism that drives climate. Recently there have been a number of papers showing Danish physicist Henrik Svensmark is on the right path […]
Scientists Can’t Figure Out Why Leaf Unfolding In Europe Not Happening Earlier …(Pssst, It’s Not Getting Warmer)
By P Gosselin on 5. October 2015
In a recently published study on spring leaf unfolding appearing in Nature a team of scientists led by Fu et al found that spring leaves on trees in Europe are in fact not unfolding much earlier – as we should expect in these times of “global warming”. Hat-tip: Der Standard The abstract excerpt of the […]
By P Gosselin on 4. October 2015
Yesterday we posted here how Germany’s DWD national weather service reported that September 2015 was cooler than normal. The United Kingdom saw one of its coolest Septembers in decades. The Austrian ZAMG national meteorological services released the temperature results for September 2015 here. Looks like the country is getting an early start to the ski […]
By P Gosselin on 3. October 2015
Snowfall …in September! A webcam recorded this image on September 23 at 2:41 p.m. in Austria in Bad Gastein (1000 meter elevation). Source: here. Listening to the media, I kept getting the impression that September 2015 in Germany had been a warm one (though my heating costs tell a different story). Yes, I kept hearing […]
This Morning’s Temperature Readings From Berlin’s 7 Stations Profoundly Illustrate Urban Heat Island Effect!
By P Gosselin on 2. October 2015
Berlin is Germany’s largest city, and in and around it there are 7 weather stations reporting to the Deutsche Wetterdienst (DWD), Germany’s national weather service. Earlier today Germans and Berliners woke up to one of it’s coolest nights so far this fall with temperatures around the freezing point. If you asked people in Berlin what the temperature was […]
It’s the Sun, Stupid! Growing Number Of Studies Show Oceanic Cycles (Climate) Driven By Solar Activity
By P Gosselin on 1. October 2015
In our last post Fritz Vahrenholt and Frank Bosse looked at solar activity and the impacts on the North Atlantic Oscillation. Today they present a post here on more papers on the NAO. ==================================== North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) couple to solar activity: New studies find a time-lag of 3 years By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and […]