Thursday, February 21, 2013

Pat Robertson: Only ‘nutty’ Ph.D.s believe climate change causes more blizzards | The Raw Story
“Only in Princeton would people say nutty things like that,” Robertson quipped. “You know, they get to be Ph.D.s and they wonder where they’ve studied and learned all these things. But I tell you, if you’re a true believer, bad things will happen because you see them coming.”

As Right Wing Watch noted, one of the “nutty” Ph.D.s quoted by The 700 Club was Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs Michael Oppenheimer, who has for years been a part of the Nobel Prize-winning International Panel on Climate Change.
Weather Extremes : Record Snow Depth (for an official site) Measured in Japan | Weather Underground
An amazing 515 cm (202.8” or almost 17’) level snow depth was measured at Sukayu Onsen, Aomori on Honshu Island in Japan on February 21st, the deepest snow measured at an official weather site in Japan records. However, much deeper snow has accumulated at uninhabited sites in the Japanese Alps.
Green Anti-Humanism - Robert Zubrin - National Review Online
On February 11, 2013, the Denver Post ran a guest commentary of great clinical interest. In the piece in question, Colorado State University philosophy professor Philip Cafaro advanced the argument that immigration needs to be sharply cut, because otherwise people from Third World nations will come to the United States and become prosperous, thereby adding to global warming.
Could extreme weather save farmers from extreme weather? | Grist
After a seriously dry run, some drought-stricken farmers have gotten a bit of a reprieve. Snow dumping this week on the country’s potential future dust bowl is great news for suffering, parched wheat crops.  [Remember the good old days, before CO2 ruined the climate, when just the right amount of rain and/or snow fell every single day of the year?]

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