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Scary new global warming data

A very intersting and sobering story in Rolling Stone magazine makes clear again why we need to get off of our butts and get to work NOW on the climate crisis:

“If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven’t convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard numbers about climate change: June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States. That followed the warmest May on record for the Northern Hemisphere – the 327th consecutive month in which the temperature of the entire globe exceeded the 20th-century average, the odds of which occurring by simple chance were 3.7 x 10-99, a number considerably larger than the number of stars in the universe.

Meteorologists reported that this spring was the warmest ever recorded for our nation – in fact, it crushed the old record by so much that it represented the “largest temperature departure from average of any season on record.” The same week, Saudi authorities reported that it had rained in Mecca despite a temperature of 109 degrees, the hottest downpour in the planet’s history.”

Read the entire article by clicking here.

5 Comments

  1. david esmay

    July 20, 2012 at 11:15 am

    And heeeeeerrrrrrre’s Frank with a rebuttal.

  2. Rob Schofield

    July 20, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Tick, tick, tick….

  3. AdamL

    July 20, 2012 at 11:18 am

    But it snowed in winter.

  4. Frank Burns

    July 20, 2012 at 11:53 am

    There is nothing scary about the data. It was hotter in the 1930′s and the medieval warming period. What’s scary are the alarmist’s screaming bloody murder that there is a problem with CO2 emissions, when there is no problem. I’m sure some people consider Rolling Stone Magazine a great source of science news but Colorado fires as well as California fires are all related to fuel buildup, dead trees and environmentalists who have prevented us from doing control burns. They won’t allow roads in wilderness areas, ya know.

    Mankind has no control of the climate.

  5. Darren

    July 22, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Yeah thats true that June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States as far as high heats go, but what about all the rain, floods and cool temps in the States and in other parts of the world? The UK had record rains in June as well as low temperatures in the early summer. So does that mean that there is both global warming and cooling taking place at the same time?