Sunday, January 13, 2013

Climate change may bring bigger waves for down under : Nature News & Comment
The researchers also predict a decrease in wave height for more than one-quarter of the world’s oceans, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere. The cause may be a northward shift of Pacific high pressure.

Calmer seas in the North Atlantic will make major shipping routes safer, says study co-author Nobuhito Mori, a wave dynamics researcher at Kyoto University in Japan, and will also give deep-sea fishermen a reason to cheer — the industry requires wave heights to be smaller than 2–5 metres, depending on the size of the boat.
Hard Freeze Warning in Southern Arizona
According to the National Weather Service, Tucson has a Hard Freeze Warning until Tuesday morning that could break historic cold records tonight with near record lows down to maybe 15F.
Major snowstorm for U.S. West and northern Plains
In some areas temperatures were 40 to 50 degrees lower than highs experienced Thursday, with a push of much colder air to follow.
[Ironclad warmist rule:  If you don't like it, CO2 is good for it]: Snakerats May Join Bark Beetles, Jellyfish, Tropical Diseases, And Invasive Species As Winners In A Warming World | ThinkProgress
Who says there are no winners from climate change?

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