Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Last 12 months have seen a major drop in global temperature

Anthony Watts at Watt's Up With That? has posted data from four well-known temperature records confirming that the past 12 months have seen a major drop in global temperatures. It is also worth noting that this drop has occurred after several years of relatively flat global temperatures (since 1998). The full post can be seen here.

Global Warming? New Data Shows Ice is Back

Are the world's ice caps melting because of climate change, or are the reports just a lot of scare mongering by the advocates of the global warming theory?

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Monday, February 18, 2008

Recent cold snap helping Arctic sea ice, scientists find

There's an upside to the extreme cold temperatures northern Canadians have endured in the last few weeks: scientists say it's been helping winter sea ice grow across the Arctic, where the ice shrank to record-low levels last year.

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Global Warming? It's the Coldest Winter in Decades

NEW evidence has cast doubt on claims that the world’s ice-caps are melting, it emerged last night.

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Coldest January in 15 years falls short of being Israel's harshest winter

Despite the current storm, this is not the harshest winter Israel has experienced in recent years, weather forecasters and climatologists agree.

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2008 Will Be Among the Ten Hottest Years on Record

(NaturalNews) Despite being slightly cooler than previous years, 2008 will be one of the top 10 hottest years since record keeping of average global temperatures began in 1850. British forecasters at the Met Office, the UK's top climate change research facility ( , along with the University of East Anglia (UEA) at ( , predict the average global temperature for 2008 will be 0.37°C (32.7°F) higher than the 1961-1990 average of 14.0°C (57.2°F) . The last seven years (2001-2007) have been on average 0.44°C (32.8°F) higher than that period and 0.21°C (32.4°F) higher than 1991-2000. This shows a trend of warming during the last few decades.

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Australia: NSW in for coolest February in 50 years

THE majority of NSW is in for the coolest February in 50 years.

Following the hottest Australian January on record, temperatures in the state's NSW Central West have been up to six degrees cooler than average with the region's main centre Dubbo yet to reach it's average 32 degrees this month.

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The month that's blowing hot and cold

There can have been few Februaries like it. Britons could have been forgiven for thinking they lived in two different countries in the past week, with unseasonable warmth followed by extreme sub-zero temperatures within a few days.

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China experiences coldest winter in 2 decades

BEIJING, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- This winter has been the nation's coldest since 1986-87, as measured by the lowest average temperature, the China Meteorological Administration said on Monday.

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Hong Kong goes out of record-breaking cold spell

HONG KONG, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Observatory on Monday suspended a cold weather warning that has been in force for a record-breaking 25 consecutive days.

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