Tuesday, May 04, 2010

NOAA - hottest in Europe!
The Baltic Sea, The North Sea, The Caspian Sea, The Black Sea : NOAA Approx. 3,5 K warmer than UNISYS, "The hotspot area" North of Scandinavia: NOAA Approx. 4 - 6 K warmer than UNISYS - and more.
Climate Common Sense: The Ultimate in Stupidity-Computer Model shows Plants causing Global Warming
Adding to the Everything-Causes-Global -Warming file comes the nuttiest idea yet! Researchers have used computer modelling to show plants actually cause global warming. The research shows surprise,surprise,that the contribution of CO2 to Global Warming is "worse than we thought". I think that alarmist keyboards have those four words on a function key for fast retrieval.
Lots of Ice—But No Media Coverage
The area of Lake Superior covered by ice during the 2008-2009 winter reached 75,000 square kilometers on March 2, 2009, nearly twice the maximum average of nearly 40,000 square kilometers. By this time, Lake Superior was nearly completely ice covered, as were Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake St. Clair, a small basin between Huron and Erie. Even northern Lake Michigan experienced severe ice cover,” report B. J. Wang and co-authors. (1)

Where are the headlines? Where are the press releases? Where is all the attention?
PepsiCo’s Lobbying for Cap and Trade to be Hit at Annual Meeting | National Legal and Policy Center
So for PepsiCo, its a slippery slope. Once you accept the dubious premise that your plastic bottles made from petroleum are destroying the earth, you end up having to support grandiose plans to save it, which of course necessitates massive government intervention in the economy.

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