‘Rapid cooling’ underway: Big Drop In Earth’s June Temperatures According To Satellites


By: - Climate DepotJuly 6, 2016 1:31 PM with 639 comments

Viahttps://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2016/07/02/big-drop-in-june-temperatures-according-to-uah/

Second largest 2-month drop in global average satellite temperatures.
Largest 2-month drop in tropical average satellite temperatures.

 

NOTE: This is the fifteenth monthly update with our new Version 6.0 dataset. Differences versus the old Version 5.6 dataset are discussed here. Note we are now at “beta5” for Version 6, and the paper describing the methodology is still in peer review.

The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for June, 2016 is +0.34 deg. C, down 0.21 deg. C from the May value of +0.55 deg. C (click for full size version):

 

UAH_LT_1979_thru_June_2016_v6

 

This gives a 2-month temperature fall of -0.37 deg. C, which is the second largest in the 37+ year satellite record…the largest was -0.43 deg. C in Feb. 1988.

In the tropics, there was a record fast 2-month cooling of -0.56 deg. C, just edging out -0.55 deg. C in June 1998 (also an El Nino weakening year).

The rapid cooling is from the weakening El Nino and approaching La Nina conditions by mid-summer or early fall.

With most models predicting La Nina conditions by the autumn, we can expect temperatures to tumble a lot further by the end of the year.

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http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/enso_advisory/

Full report here: https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2016/07/02/big-drop-in-june-temperatures-according-to-uah/

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Related Links: 

2013 Report: ‘Growing number of scientists are predicting global cooling

Flashback 1974: U.S. Government’s Top Climatologist Said ‘Global Cooling’ Threatened Us With ‘Severe Food Crisis’

Globe:

May16 globe

The 12 month mean to May 2016 is +0.46C.  The Pause is still an embarrassing reality!

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  • The Dude

    I have absolutely zero trust in data derived from gubment sources when it comes to the climate. Especially since they started using their models to “predict” the past instead of using the actual data.

  • Louie3rd

    It is always the sun. The sun heats the water and less sun spots means cooler water.

    • DemocracyRules

      Louie3rd:
      Absolutely right. When we look at all the causes of global surface temperature, there is a whale in the room. Sunlight. Nothing else comes even close to sunlight as a variable that controls temperature. With no sunlight, earth would hover near absolute zero. At least it wouldn’t vary so that much!

      In multivariate equations, little things like methane are trivial compared to one huge variable that does most of the work of determining surface temperature. The little variables like methane, CO2, cloud cover, etc., are blown away by even small variations in total sunlight.

      So yes, until we know very, very precisely what sunlight is doing, and how sunspots and other changes produce variations in sunlight, then all the other variables are too small too measure accurately. This is just elementary statistics.

    • hammerstamp

      Correct in a nutshell. Also warm oceans release Co2 to the atmosphere, cooler oceans take up atmospheric Co2, accounting for Co2 variances lagging temperature change by roughly 80 years.

  • DemocracyRules

    Well, statistically, there is one big thing that jumps out of this graph. The variance far exceeds any trend line that goes through it. Let’s face it. We don’t know what is happening with climate. With so much noise present in the myriad “spaghetti graphs” that we are expected to sort through, there is only one real finding. Spaghetti.

    • TroyGale

      See the following please…just reinforces your point.
      http://www.scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_RC_2015_08_24_EN.pdf

      Regards

      • DemocracyRules

        TroyGale:
        Thanks for your reply. Through all this controversy there is one statistical finding that is strong, robust, and can be replicated easily over time. The proportion of “warmists” is vastly over-represented by leftists. This over-weighted proportion could not happen by chance. It’s is too huge to dismiss. Thus, prima facie, there is something that strongly connects leftist beliefs and warmist beliefs.

        • TroyGale

          Ah, there is a link, it is called emotional decision making.
          Of course, the left always denies it, but they really don’t think as much about things, as they feel about things.
          Regards

    • OBAFGKM

      For the most part, “climate scientists” seem to assume global temperatures are normally distributed with consequently well-behaved variance over about 30 years. In fact, there is no basis for that assumption, as temperatures appear to have statistical “fat tails.” It’s entirely possible that climate variance can’t even be calculated as a meaningful statistic. In such a circumstance, one might expect the 30-yeay running average widely used among climate scientists to have significant fluctuations over, say, a 60-year cycle, a 300-year running average over a 600-year cycle, etc. You get into trouble somewhere around a 3 billion-year running average because the Earth’s not much older than that.

    • That’s been my argument for a while. We don’t have a fully functioning model of Earth’s climate. We understand some things about it, and know some variables. But we don’t fully understand it, and are not able to account for all of the variables.

      The real truth about climate and human activity probably lies in the realm of we have an effect, but it’s not a very large effect…or at least not large enough to counter other effects that occur in response. Because if it were a major effect, we would see a clear trend. But we don’t. As you said, it bounces all over the place. So that means it is a small effect. And being small, we can’t reasonably predict anything about it.

      The bottom line is, the majority of climate papers that have come out for over a decade aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on. You can’t make predictions about a system, when you have no way to fully model that system.

      • Art

        What has been steady is the annual increase in CO2. The lack of warming for over 15 years should be UNEQUIVOCAL PROOF that CO2 is NOT the climate driver that the hysterics claim it is.

      • OBAFGKM

        Quite right. For all there sophistication and complexity, climate models are still mostly empirical. That is, they depend on thousands of arbitrary constants that govern processes, such as regional cloud formation and ocean currents, that are too complex for first principles treatment. A climate scientist adjusts those constants such that the model reproduces climate trends over the past how ever many years, and then makes claim that the model can be used to pedict future climate trends. The rub is that there is a high likelyhood that other, completely different sets of arbitrary constants produce essentially the same results. How does one know whether a given set is the “correct” one, or even whether the model itself is “correct?” Smart money says that if your model has been adjusted to reflect an increasing temperature trend over the past 50 years, it will predict that trend to continue over the next 50, regardless what set of arbitrary constants you’ve chosen.

    • Ausves

      We don’t even know how to cure the common cold…

  • jdt44

    Ok, it wasn’t global warming, it was global cooling after all. Now we can all transition from hand wringing about the polar bears not having ice to….what’s next- monkeys shivering in the rain forest? Break out the imaginary computer models and start refudging the data, another version of imagined climate disaster is on the drawing boards.

    • DemocracyRules

      jd44:
      There is not enough data know either way. Statistical training is not even necessary to see what is on that graph. Huge variability. Common sense tells us that if there is huge variability, it’s hard to know what’s going on.

      • DemocracyRules

        It’s this…

      • krell51

        Oh, we know what’s going on, the largest scam in history, climate change is nothing more than an attempt to gain control and spread global socialism.

        • X30X

          BROUGHT to us by Maurice Strong and The United Nations of BS.

          Regards.

      • Paul Griggs

        I’d say there was not huge change as the scale of the vertical axis can accentuate minor changes.

        • Heartland Patriot

          There never were any massive changes in the direction of warming either. The scale, as you point out, has very small gradations. The elites pushing leftism via rabid ecological religion used that to scam the folks who don’t pay attention, or are very poorly informed, which is unfortunately a LOT of people.

      • Walt Creasy

        Actually we KNOW what is going on. If you look at the past 100 million years you see a repeat pattern of wtrming and cooling which is well known to be related to the earth’s orbit. We are near the end of a warming period so yes, the planet has been warming but it has absolutely nothing to do with humans.

        • Rick Gordon

          I saw an item buried in the news about 7-8 years ago, where geologists took core samples in Greenland from a depth that was equivalent to 10,000 years ago. No ice or snow, just green vegetation indicating Greenland was damn near tropical back then. It’s all cyclical, always has been.

        • Leftwithrightbrain

          Continental drift and various other cosmic events that can be easily referenced make this comment pure hor$e$hit! And if you had a clue about the Earth’s natural cycles you’d know that it is in long-term cooling due to current global axial nutation compounded by a slightly cooling sun. The unprecedented unnatural warming is due to human-induced CO₂.

    • citizen-unpc

      We have too many refridgerators that are left open and are producing global cooling. Or air conditioned cars with the windows open. So global cooling is a man-made phenomenon. Save the monkeys! Save the monkeys!

      • LOL !

      • ianJhatch

        Actually, if you leave the ;fridge door open, the compressor works harder and the heat exchange puts more warmth into the area.

        • Harry Wookiee

          Have a hard time with sarcasm, do you?

          • chuck_in_st_paul

            LOL

          • ianJhatch

            No, it is just that I don’t expect Americans to have the sophistication to understand it – like Hillary and “classified”

          • Burnerjack

            His coworkers call him “Sheldon” …

          • carloada

            no, we got it…jus’ sayin’…

        • Charles

          What are you? Some kind of physicist?

          • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

            No but he did stay in a Holiday Inn Express so better qualifications than many who continue to scream The Sky Is Falling!

          • Leftwithrightbrain

            The sky can’t be falling. Warming is making it increase in height as we observe and measure.

          • interventor

            Elmer Fudd.

        • geronimo909

          Isn’t that the first law of Thermodynamics?

          • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

            The new 1st law is Don’t Get Caught…and if you do, LIE.

          • Mtpage

            Or would it be the second law… entropy lost to the environment as a heat sink. First law states that energy can not be create or destroyed. Lol funny, I’m taking my fundamentals of engineering exam for my license next monday, which includes thermodynamics, and I can tell you that nothing in thermodynamics or heat transfer supports the idea that CO2 affects climate. Water vapor on the other hand, could theoretically affect climate, but God created precipitation for a reason

          • geronimo909

            It’s been 44 years since I took the “Engineer in Training” exam and I was a little rusty with which law applies. In any case we seem to be in general agreement and have the same doubts about “Climate Change”.

          • Down Lowbama

            Good luck!

          • Leftwithrightbrain

            nothing in thermodynamics or heat transfer supports the idea that CO2 affects climate

            You’re either delusional or a liar. Pick one. You’re not going to be a very good engineer and I don’t see you passing next week with that terrible lack of grasp of science.

          • Kill_n_Grill

            1st law of thermo… What goes in, must come out. (or stay in)

          • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

            “If you push something hard enough, it will fall over.”
            Fudd’s first law of opposition

        • Walker Texas Stranger

          Thank you Captain Idontgethumor.

        • Trzo9veuha

          Watch for certain buzz words to start appearing. Long ago Dr. Dean Edell put forth the lexicon of the “snake oil salesman”.

          There are always 3 alternative outcomes to a problem to inaction, or to inappropriate action. 1. It will get better, 2. it will stay the same, or 3. it will get worse. The snake oil salesman will always respond: 1. See, we got it under control. 2. We are helping but haven’t treated it long enough to see positive results. 3. Sorry, we didn’t get to it in time or we didn’t medicate enough.

          Watch for algore or one of the other myth supporters to start using those classic responses.

        • carloada

          exactly…energy consumed = heat dissipated…

      • realetybytes

        Too late, Davey Jones is dead…

        • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

          Both of them…David Jones Bowie left “ground control” too.

        • jmg09

          Awww.

      • carloada

        save the shivering monkeys…

    • Brad

      That is why they changed it to climate change. That way they can claim any change as proof to their case.

      • Everett Walker

        Quite likely, the Smartest Stupid Thing they ever did!

        • Prelusive007

          ohhhhh……. Al “the sex poodle” is embarrassed . . . . . . . . . . don’t worry Al. Barack will come to your rescue with some mandate . . or executive action or some thing or another with his “phone and his pen”. . . . . . because, as our ”esteemed” “”leader””, he says,

          “I gots dis'”

          • Yes Stradamus

            He also said, ” you din billat”

          • Me

            You should have more up votes, but your comment has been lost on your “Hooderisms”, which is the funny part. I am laughing and rolling on the floor.

      • whcaoperator48

        And that is why I call them climate scamologists

        • X30X

          They are all HILLARYous.

          Regards.

          • ALTER OR ABOLISH GOVT

            Ha, ha, Global warming and climate change are money scams. Don’t fall for it.

          • X30X

            THIS Globull BS is the Greatest Financial Scam
            ever to be foisted upon The World.
            EVER!

            Regards.

          • Stephen White

            I thought Y2K was a creative scam, but this is beautiful…too cold for Warming just change it to Climate Change…yea, that’s the ticket, that’s what I always meant.

          • rocketride

            Y2K wasn’t a scam. It was a potential problem which was properly addressed by the relevant people and so didn’t become the problem that it could have had nobody been doing all that recoding of computer calendar systems. The problem is that if something doesn’t blow up, it not blowing up because somebody fixed that which could have blown it up, and it not blowing up because it never really was going to, look pretty much the same to a casual observer.

          • carloada

            well, you do know Obongo stopped the economy from going into depression…and he created or saved millions of jobs that would have been lost if not for his economic heroism…

          • interventor

            The present stats show the US had an average GDP growth of 1.91 percent — the worst in over 100 years. An AP article stated that Commerce will reduce the overall growth by 2 percent — meaning that for 7.5 years, the economy flat lined — the worst recovery in US history. That equates to the economy of the Dark Ages, which grew one percent in 20 years. Congrats, Obama is equaling the worst economy since the fall of Rome.

          • 1970greenie

            And all it took was an additional 8 trillion in debt.

          • erntx

            9 Trillion when W left
            19.4 Trillion now – 7 months left with Uncle Pookie.
            20 – 9 = 11.

          • DollarFray

            The TPP will only make it worse for our nation.

          • carloada

            but, but, the media keeps touting the recovery…(said with fat lower lip)…

          • rocketride

            Can’t tell whether you’re being sarcastic or serious.

          • carloada

            it does take practice…but the name Obongo should be a good hint…

          • rocketride

            So, seriously sarcastic. :<)

          • Dog breath

            with what policy ? Add his phony award for world peace.

          • carloada

            jus’ a little obongo sarc…

          • interventor

            Both businesses and governments put a lot of effort in assuring no major problems with Y2K. Doom and gloomers couldn’t understand that a problem humans cause may be solved by humans.

          • rocketride

            Exactly. And so they assumed it never really was a problem in the first place.

          • DollarFray

            Do you remember the Y2K hysteria?

          • rocketride

            Yes. There were a lot of people spreading it– while others were (mostly quietly and behind-the-scenes) fixing the various computer issues. The fearmongers and scammers got all the attention and scared a lot of people (who, it turned out, didn’t need to be scared because those other guys had fixed all the important stuff.

          • iisac bartender

            And every member of our government who pushed this scam needs to be fired and have all of their benefits and retirement seized to help pay for the trillion plus they have scammed us out of over the years.

          • southern tom

            …SOUNDS good to me!

          • X30X

            ” …SOUNDS good to me!”

            IT will LOOK even better!

            (Tar & Feather first for our added benefit.)

            Regards.

          • rocketride

            Dip the fuckers in the tar vat head-first.

          • X30X

            AND not hear their cries; music to our ears!

            Regards.

          • rocketride

            That is truWe. we lose all that lovely screaming with them going in head first. OK, feet first, slowly, with total immersion.

          • X30X

            ………….TOTAL
            ……… Agreement.

            Regards.

          • Cathy Hoskins

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          • Demillo

            Well it didn’t happen. All scientist including the fossil fuel industry agree and confirm that releasing Carbon in the atmosphere is causing the climate to get hotter when it should be cooling. Questions, 97% of the doctors you see say you have cancer, but the insurance company says that you do not. I guess you will believe your insurance company thinking the doctors are lying just to get your money. Sorry, but that’s insane just like your denial of man made climate change.

          • Dog breath

            Not true. That BS figure was a fabrication. Still no proof of your beliefs. Like any cult you are brain washed. The changes are natural , “Chicken Little”.

          • Snailmailtrucker

            Next to An Illegal Alien Anti-American Muslim being elected President of the USA !

          • Burnerjack

            TWICE! I still can’t believe it! TWICE!

          • rocketride

            The second time was obvious fraud.

          • Demillo

            Well it didn’t happen, it was freaking HOT!!!!

          • Burnerjack

            They gore me…

        • Jack Davis

          I call them Climate Scientologists. It’s not science, it’s religion.

          • Gangnam Style

            Climate scatologists!

          • Teresa Taylor

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          • Susan Kinslow

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          • Cathy Hoskins

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        • BurmaShave2

          97% of scientists agree that climate change studies funding cuts would be a disaster.

          • Hawaii Dean

            Leftists ALWAYS blame right-wingers of things that they themselves are guilty of.
            The UN now has a $100B fund for various Gore-bull warming needs….such as funding “studies”.
            Obama wrote them a check for $500M out of a fund Congress unConstitutionally established to study the Zika virus.
            Congressional outrage was all over the news!!! Didn’t you see it?!?!
            (me either)

          • Burnerjack

            LOL! Hey! Wait a minute! I think your on to something….

          • ConservativeBeaner

            Especially for their jobs…

          • carloada

            calamity grifters all…

          • DB

            good one

        • carloada

          I call them calamity grifters…

        • Arthur Marcus

          What makes you a climate scholar? Drudge??????

          • MikeyDe

            What makes you honest. R U taking Hillary lessons?

      • Rick Gordon

        Exactly. You seldom hear the “global warming” reference anymore. Climate change indeed covers whatever Green Propaganda they wish to put out there.

      • Jeff6times7

        Actually, they moved to “change” from “warming” because change is more difficult to argue (one way or the other) than it is to argue warming. They’re simply implying, or in some cases flat out saying, that they’re smarter than everyone else and we’re just to trust them; that they’re so steeped in the models that they no longer have to look at the data. I suppose I would act like a rabid dog too if my livelihood depended on government funding.

        • alreadybeentagged

          I believe in climate change, winter spring summer and fall. What I don’t believe is that i or anyone else have any influence over that climate change. Anyone who believes they do is deluded.

          • usathoughts

            Actually you do have an affect. Has been computed at; .000000000001 percent. p.s. That is a universal “you” as in all of man’s activity.

            Seriously; Looks like they are trying to get a jump on a recently confirmed Astrophysics Theory with regards to the SUN. Does not address anything other than a range of expected cooling and a duration of about three decades.

            Companion commentary indicated rapid climate change over regional areas, And, that it would not be consistent. However, this is outside of the purview of Scientific inquiry.

            Gets a little scary when Scientists won’t discuss consequences. Would welcome a guess from them over anything climatologists have to say.

        • VS12

          Who is “they”? You know it was the Republicans who decided to push the term “climate change” over “global warming” in the early 90s. Republicans realized global warming sounded scary and the public would push for the government to take action, so they decided to call it something more benign sounding. In any case, the scientific community has been using both terms for decades.

          • The 300

            That’s hilarious. So, according to you, Republicans forced greenies who are overwhelmingly leftist to use their term of choice. Sure. ..

          • VS12

            I mean, look dude, you’re free to believe whatever nonsense on whatever blogs or such you follow. I’m just telling you the reality as it happened. Take it or leave it, I suppose. I’m not claiming to be on the left or right, just on the side of facts. It’s not really a matter of debate and is well established that Republican pollster/messaging guru Frank Luntz ran focus groups in the 90s showing “climate change” was a less alarming term and so would be less likely to get the general public riled up and recommended to Republicans in a well documented memo that they reposition the issue as “climate change” instead of “global warming”. As I said scientists have always used both terms pretty much interchangeably. As the public became more accustomed to “climate change” the left generally adopted it as well. They also adopted it upon realizing that the lay public assumed that “global warming” implied that localized weather patterns would always be getting warmer and so “climate change” was a better descriptor for the lay public to understand that adding heat energy to the climate system would lead to broad changes and wider swings (and overall warmth over the long term) rather than localized warming at every location at every point in time.

        • enviropal99

          Liberals always claim to be smarter than normal people. Not one discussion I have been in with liberals has been devoid of them calling me a “repubtard” of a “wing nut” or any one of a hundred creative names to say how stupid this author and college professor is. I am just plain humbled by their brilliance and their ability to avoid facts in favor of name calling.

      • BadWhisky

        They make their living off of government grants so they have to give the politicians something to scare and control the population with….

        • carloada

          calamity grifters…

      • Lady

        Wish more people understood that.

      • southern tom

        …AND THEY continue to call it “man made climate change”… although now they hide the ‘man made’ part deep in their reports…

      • Leftwithrightbrain

        God, not this ancient trope again. It was Frank Luntz, the Republican pollster, who advocated calling it “climate change” because it seemed less threatening. And the climate has indeed been changing over time, but not over the last few thousands of years, and never near as fast. And while CO₂ may have been a following indicator in the past, it is the leading cause at this time, as has been understood by atmospheric physicists for decades.

        • DemocracyRules

          left-etc:
          Please re-check your data. The Co2 data has been heavily cherry-picked. It’s not clear that Co2 has even changed. The single Co2 observatory is in Hawaii, near a volcano that produces Co2. It’s time to stop saying, “as has been understood by atmospheric physicists for decades”.

          Atmospheric physicists are in strong disagreement about every single claim of the global warming scam. If a scientist agrees with you, check their pulse. They may be dead. Scientists disputed Newton’s laws of motion and Einstein eventually proved they were right to dispute those laws. Scientists disputed Einstein, and Heisenberg showed that people were right to question Einstein. Co2 doesn’t ’cause’ global warming, sunlight causes global warming. It explains more than 90% of the variance. Co2 makes a trivial contribution, if at all.

          Commies agree, because they are driven by dogma. But scientists don’t agree. They don’t do dogma.

          • Leftwithrightbrain

            The Co2 data has been heavily cherry-picked

            FALSE!

            The single Co2 observatory is in Hawaii, near a volcano that produces Co2

            You’re either delusional or a liar. Pick one. There are observation and monitoring stations around the world include the Arctic and Antarctica.

            doesn’t ’cause’ global warming, sunlight causes global warming. It explains more than 90% of the variance

            It takes 1 calorie to heat 1 g of water 1°C, and 1 J/s (1 W) is equal to 0.238902957619 calories, we now know that it takes 4.184 J/s to heat 1 g of H₂O by 1°C. To expand, 4.184 joule of heat energy (or one calorie) is required to raise the temperature of a unit weight (1 g) of water from 0 to 1°C. The volume of ocean, granted is not pure water but will work for illustrative purposes. There are 3785.4118 g of H₂O/gallon. It takes 15,838.163 J/s to heat that gallon by 1°C. That’s 15,838 Watts consumed to heat that water 1°C. The link below will fill you in on how much heat is currently estimated to be stored in the oceans. Anyway, it must be clear to you by now that the miniscule amount of VARIATION in solar metrics, the solar enthusiasts are putting forth, has the energy to do anything at all measurable let alone observable to climate via transfer of energy from the TOA to its surface and below is just not plausible. Not even when somehow amplified. http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/3M_HEAT_CONTENT/

          • DemocracyRules

            Careful about what you call false. Unless you have scrutinized the source data yourself, then nullius in verba does not apply. Citing NOAA data is not useful unless that data has been directly scrutinized. There are many known errors in NOAA data. You obviously have not seen the data, in this figure below, and your absence of knowledge about that leaves the argument moot. Your eagerness to argue appears to extend beyond your knowledge base. So I will leave it at that.

            Source: Dr. Tim Ball
            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/725c65329ff594655ab37b75586aff1b8885b35963135404f09e30721eeb1d16.jpg

          • DemocracyRules
          • Leftwithrightbrain

            Sourcing Dr. Ball a well-debunked science denier who has zero peer-reviewed climate science papers in the past 15 years or more speaks volumes. The irony that you suggest to check primary sources then you reference Ball. Care to expand on the veracity and source of Ball’s CO₂ data. The argument is not whether NOAA’s data has errors or not but whether those errors can be identified and checked … hence homogenization. Obviously you’re free to pull the raw data down and do your own homogenization and publish your findings. I doubt whether they would be materially different from NOAA, Best or HADCrut, etc..

          • DemocracyRules

            Leftwith:
            Well, I think I will just leave it at that. I think I have made my points, and I also think you can guesstimate how this discussion would unfold if we continued. I can guess, because I have had discussions like this before. I am sorry if I offended you in any way. I may have been too harsh, and maybe a bit arrogant.

            So goodbye.

      • Ricky Michael

        The climate changes 4 times a year. That must be driving them crazy.

        • carloada

          like putting them in a round room and telling them to sleep in the corner…

          • Db

            … Round room and your pay check is in the corner…

      • VS12

        Who is “they”? You know it was the Republicans who decided to push the term “climate change” over “global warming” in the early 90s. Republicans realized global warming sounded scary and the public would push for the government to take action, so they decided to call it something more benign sounding.

      • kendrick1

        The dems and their bought scientists have consistently and defrauded the citizens by conveniently calling their fiasco “climate change”! Climate change has existed upon this earth from the beginning of earths creation.

        ” On our 24-hour clock, modern man would have only appeared about 1 second ago and the sum total of all recorded human history amounts to about 1/10th of a second.”

        Did man cause the receding of the glaciers that gouged out the depressions that are now filled with water and we call the Great Lakes? Glaciers would indicate that that area once had a sub-polar climate!
        I live in a mountain climate in which there is coal at elevations of 4,000 feet above sea level. The fossils of plants and animals in the strata around those coal seams are in an abundance that indicates that at one time this area of which I speak once had a humid sub-tropical climate. This climate change! occurred before man!

        The ”warmers” want to include in their alchemy – using falsehoods (by omission) – all of the climate change results that occurred before man came onto the scene! One seldom sees in the MSM the term man-made climate change! How can it be proven that the alleged man-made climate change would not have happened had man not ever been here on earth?

        • 57Bootsy

          Amen! Thank you, kendrick1!

          • kendrick1

            Thank you!

    • Dwan Parkyn

      Either way, I bet it’s still caused by evil taxable carbon produced by SUVs and methane produced by the evil beef industry. /sarc

    • It’s both. While the earth has been warming due to greenhouse gases, another equally strong counterforce is just starting to build. The sun cycles through its own hot periods and cool periods — times when there are very few sun spots shooting solar mass material at the earth. About every 300 years, the sun goes into an extreme cooling period for approximately fifty years, called a “solar minimum.” The last solar minimum was in the 1700’s when the US was just becoming a nation.

      Sometimes we have called these periods “mini ice ages” when they have become extreme enough. The sun entered one such period around the year AD 1000.

      The sun appears to be entering a solar minimum now, right on schedule. This year we’ve had some days with no sun spots at all. The number of days like that will increase as we get deeper into the solar minimum, and the earth will cool significantly as a result.

      That does not mean that global warming due to greenhouse gases has ceased. Instead, the solar minimum will be less cold than it would have been without the greenhouse gases, and during that time we’ll be glad we had the greenhouse gases because, however cold it gets (even if this turns out to be one of those minimums that lasts long enough to be called a “mini ice age,” it would certainly have gotten colder without the greenhouse gases.

      The downside to that is that the sun always comes out of solar minimums and returns slowly to solar maximums. With the greenhouse gases, the solar maximum will be worse than previous solar maximums. The sun started slowly sliding toward its minimum at about the point where greenhouse gases reached their peak, so that somewhat countered the effect of greenhouse gases over the past decade.

      For the next thirty or so years, however, we may be glad we had our greenhouse gases; but we’ll be very sorry if we still have them after that.

      –David Haggith
      The Great Recession Blog

      • Texas Marty

        These goofballs like David Haggith never fail to pontificate on what they do NOT know. Ever notice these climate nuts always speak in 30-50 year cycles? They can’t be proven right or wrong in their lifetimes but they use the opportunity to go around pretending to be “experts”. Sorry, David…your above text is just another in a very long list of “expert climate analysis” pieces that very likely is all hogwash!!

      • Billybob9

        Hm ~ maybe, maybe not.

      • eaglestalon

        Haggith is a clown and so are you for posting his blathering.

      • Michael

        “About every 300 years, the sun goes into an extreme cooling period for approximately fifty years, called a ‘solar minimum.'”

        Um, no. Please educate yourself first.

        You know it’s bad when even Wikipedia gets it right and you don’t: “Solar minimum is the period of least solar activity in the 11 year solar cycle of the sun.”

        This happens every eleven years, dummy. Quit copy/pasting such garbage.

        • Lo DIco

          mikey you dumba** there area number of “cycles” in a stars behavior

          • Michael

            Very true, but only one specifically called the “solar minimum,” which is what the poster I responded to claimed was a 300-year cycle. That is false.

            Protip: If you don’t know what you’re talking about, you should butt out of other people’s business, dummy.

            “Solar minimum” happens every eleven years. Fact.

          • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

            That’s what my sun dial says too. And I’ve witnessed 6 in my “cycle”.

          • rocketride

            Indeed the term ‘solar minimum’ refers mainly to the immaculate phase of the 11-year cycle. But there are other longer term cycles and possibly non-cyclical changes in solar activity which modulate how much activity there is in the active parts of the cycles (the ‘solar maxima’) between the minima. From lots and lots to not very many. It would be good to know how inactive the solar maxima really were during, for, instance the ‘Maunder minimum’. Records indicate basically no spots for decades running, but nobody was observing with modern methods. Many small spots could have been missed.

        • Um, no. Please educate YOURSELF first. You only got half an education when you went to Wikipedia because you didn’t know where to look for the rest of the story. If you read my comment closer, you’ll see that I said about every 300 years we go into a “mini ice age.” That is different than just going into the regular solar minimum.

          One of the times when the sun did this was called the Maunder Minimum. Another time was called the “Little Ice Age.” When we start to go into a quiet period like the Maunder Minimum, the peak number of solar flares in each eleven-year cycle gets lower than the cycle before.

          So, yes, we go into a solar minimum every eleven years, as your research shows (and then climb back up to a solar maximum every eleven years, too). However, these eleven-year cycles follow a larger cycle where the number of solar flares in each maximum gets higher, then stabilizes for a long time at a certain level, and then the number of flares in each maximum starts getting lower again until there is NO maximum or, at least, very few flares even in the maximum. That cycle goes into its low phase about every 250-300 years.

          For the last three eleven-year cycles, the peak of each cycle has been significantly lower in solar flares than the cycle before it. The present cycle had only half as many solar flares at its peak than the cycle that peaked 22 years ago. Whenever we’ve seen that much change over the course of three cycles, the sun has gone into one of its mini ice-age periods. During that time, there are almost no solar flares from anywhere from thirty to about a hundred years. Since the last low phase ended almost exactly 300 years ago, it stands to reason we are going into another one just as the diminishing peaks of the last three cycles indicates.

          If it follows its typical pattern, there will be one more peak, but it will be very low. Then, the next cycle after that will have no peak at all. Then the next cycle after that will have a very low peak, and then the peaks will rise at the same rate they’ve been falling for the past 33 years.

          “The current solar cycle 24 is the lowest sunspot cycle in 100 years and the third in a trend of diminishing sunspot cycles. Solar physicists expect cycle 25 to be even smaller than Cycle 24 and expect the sun to move into a new minimum, comparable with the Dalton or even the Maunder Minimum.”

          That said, thanks for providing some additional research for the people above who don’t like to think hard enough to do some research on their own before they fire off insults just because someone shares something interesting. At least, you’ve revealed to them that there ARE solar minimums on an eleven-year cycle, and those are the basis for the mini ice ages. (Look up the “Maunder Minimum” if you want to learn more about this very real, fascinating and fairly predictable solar cycle.)

          Here’s an article from this same site that covers the normal solar minimums AND shows how much the peaks have been dropping:

          http://www.climatedepot.com/2016/06/25/the-sun-goes-blank-again-during-the-weakest-solar-cycle-in-more-than-a-century/

          Graph of the major low minimums over the past 1,000 years:

          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maunder_Minimum#/media/File:Carbon14_with_activity_labels.svg

          –David Haggith
          The Great Recession Blog

          • Michael

            “If you read my comment closer, you’ll see that I said about every 300 years we go into a ‘mini ice age.'”

            No, you didn’t. You copy/pasted someone else’s statement that contains a provably and demonstrably false statement that “solar minimums” happen every “300 years.” You then edited in your other points after the fact because you KNEW you were wrong.

            Here, I’ll educate you, since you can’t even remember what you, yourself, pasted. Here’s a DIRECT QUOTE of what you copy/pasted:

            “About every 300 years, the sun goes into an extreme cooling period for approximately fifty years, called a ‘solar minimum.'”

            No. That is wrong. The “solar minimum” happens every eleven years. Fact. End of story. And anybody that gets such a basic tenet of solar cycles wrong should not be trusted on anything else concerning the subject.

            Plus, nice how you edit your post to add in your “mini ice age” garbage to try and save face.

            Own it, cupcake. You were wrong. I know it. You know it. Everybody here knows it.

          • Now you’ve shown yourself to be both unfair and also a liar.

            Yes, the event that happens every 300 years or so is called a “solar minimum,” and it is one of MANY solar minimums, which I didn’t explain sufficiently for you in my first post. I’ll grant that my first post should have gone into more detail, but I was trying to keep things short (at that point). Clearly, I needed to explain the deep solar minimum or mini ice ages in greater detail from the beginning.

            What is notable about the 300-year cycle, as pointed out in the articles I just posted, which you just completely ignored out of laziness, is that it is far more extreme than all other solar minimums. That’s just a fact, Sugar Plum. It happens almost like clockwork. Sun spots have been cataloged by astronomers for hundreds of years, so we have a pretty good record of how they wax and wane on a longer cycle.

            If you were fair in quoting what I said, which you obviously have no intention of being, you’d notice that I qualified my statement about the “last solar minimum” by stating that I was talking about “an extreme period of approximately fifty years.” To be more clear, I should have said “the last EXTREME solar minimum.” Yes, it was one of many “solar minimums,” but it is notable in being much deeper and longer than other minimums, which happens about every three-hundred years.

            Where you are a liar is in claiming I edited my post to add “mini ice age” to the original. At that point, you go from just ignorantly ignoring the articles I posted about the cycle of extreme solar minimums to outright lying. The term “mini ice age” was in my original post from the beginning and was intended to qualify the kind of solar minimum I was talking about.

            Were I to have edited it, I would have changed it to “Little Ice Age” because in writing my follow-up post, I noticed the last extreme minimum was actually called the “Little Ice Age,” not the “Mini Ice Age,” but I left the original as it was, figuring if you are going to take me to task over accuracy on as fine a point as that, you’re not worth the pixels it takes to argue back. There was also a period in AD 1000 that is even more commonly called the “Little Ice Age.” It is not known, though, if that was due to an extreme solar minimum because no one was looking at sun spots back then.

            The fact is there is no precise term for these deep minimums that I could use because they are a cycle that has only recently been noted. Only recently have scientific papers been published that note there is a pattern of deep minimums (the term used by one scientist) and that we appear to be going into another one that fits right into that pattern.

            While I have not seen any scientist arguing against the existence of this 300-year pattern, there is some argument among scientists as to how much that pattern affects weather. Some say only a little (probably because it doesn’t fit their global-warming motif). (None claim that it has no affect.) Others say it affects global temperatures quite a bit.

            I think those who say it affects temperatures quite a bit make the most sense. Since solar flares bathe the earth in huge amounts of solar radiation, they have to add energy (and, therefore, heat) to the earth. Removing all solar flares for a period of fifty years or more is a huge change. So, i think the scientists who are now claiming that we will be going into a global cooling period, rather than more global warming, make a lot more sense. Others are just reluctant to give up the global-warming argument they’ve dedicated their lives to.

      • Heartland Patriot

        But if we peasants would simply start acting like peasants, return to the soil, and toil away without creature comfort, for the good of the earth, the world would be saved. Of course, the elites deserve all wonderful things like rapid transportation, food that is kept refrigerated, and homes that are kept at comfortable temperatures, because they are taking care of the rest of us lowly serfs, eh, comrade? Gimme a break already.

        • Has nothing to do with anything I said. I’m just talking about the sun and its effect on temperature. If you want to serve the elites, go for it; but I think you’re a fool if you do. Not my suggestion. I have a whole website dedicated to getting people to STOP serving the global elites and stop voting for the foolhardy establishment. ( http://thegreatrecession.info ) So, serving the elites is not my coup of tea. Go Brexit!

          –David Haggith

      • DCW16

        David . . . the predominant GH gas is “Watervapor” . . . .
        Every Molecule of CO2 is surrounded by 2500 Molecules of “Other Gases” . . .
        Watervapor has always been there . . . the CO2 thing is a Scam of Gorebull Proportions.

      • X30X

        …….. GARBAGE IN
        …………. BS OUT

      • Charles

        Haggith, tell we what the weather will be like the first Sunday week of October. I’ll back check you and the decide if what you say about 30 years from now means a whack.

        • rocketride

          Haggith? Thoundth revoltin’!

    • ronno5000

      It is climate change now, not global warming. This way it can be used for heating, cooling or anything else that happens in the world and the governments can extract more money from rich countries for wealth redistribution.

    • RM

      It doesn’t matter if the earth is cooling to “warmist’s”. They are true believers in man-made global warming.
      Even if the facts support a global cooling (the big fear back in the 70’s), they will still say it is caused by man-made global warming.
      It’s fascinating to watch their mental contortions to justify their “belief’s” while the data is against them.

      • The 300

        Most religious fanatics are like that.

      • JB24

        Ummm there was never a scientific consensus on global cooling (or “big fear” as you dub it). But sure sure go with that.

        • RM

          Ummm…. were you around in the 70’s? I was, I was in my 20’s. And, yes, the “scientists” of the day were convinced that we were going to enter into a prolonged period of cooling. If you “consensus” you mean “mania”, like there is with “gloaal warming”, then the answer would be no. People were hadn’t been dumbed down by the government’s educational gulags, and, frankly, people just had a load more common sense back then. And, of course, the internet didn’t exist, so lame brains couldn’t get togehter and whip themselves into infantile emotional tangents that happen today.

          http://www.populartechnology.net/2013/02/the-1970s-global-cooling-alarmism.html

          Hey, even Leonard Nimoy got in on the act.

          • JB24

            Sorry I admit I misinterpreted your original message, as you didn’t mention anything about scientific consensus. Was there a mainstream fear whipped up among the mass media and the lay population? Perhaps. Was the scientific community on board with that interpretation of the data? Certainly not. I’m not putting my faith in the media then or now to sort this out. They’re notoriously bad at interpreting and communicating scientific research. But the scientific consensus in the 70s was not on cooling, while it most certainly is on warming today.

          • RM

            No worries… it’s the internet where words go to be misunderstood.

            https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=o0M_AAAAIBAJ&sjid=2FEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3160,2814827&hl=en

            It was a different day and time. Less histrionics, but there were a significant number of scientists, such as the ones at NOAA (ref’d in this article) that were predicting global cooling, even an ice age and the possible extinction of mankind due to our pollution of the atmosphere. While we clearly we needed to get our pollution of the atmosphere under control, and we did (compare our skies to China and India today) the views of those scientists was clearly comparable to the hysteria of the warmists today.

            I was in college from 1971 – 1975 and there was a lot of hype on global cooling and the same kind of idiots who fell for global warming today were around back then falling for global cooling and demanding that the government take over the economy, eviscerate the constitution and Bill of Rights, etc. so that the government coiuld save us from ourselves. Just like today.

            While it may seem the press was driving the story, they were basing it on the discussion of the scientists of the day.

            That’s my opinion and worth nothing more than that. Others will/may remember/view the situation back then differently. Cool beans. Either way the lot of them were wrong back then and now.

    • hubbajube

      Winter is coming!

      • BurmaShave2

        Let’s see, June 21 was a couple of weeks ago. Yes, you are right.

        • X30X

          I didn’t FALL for tha one yet!
          LOL

          Regards.

    • dwango

      The big worry back in the 70s was global cooling. Hoodathunk?

      • Ernest – TrollFighter#1

        its almost as if its a cycle of some sort

        • dwango

          I think they may have been more confused in the 60s. I remember a Twilight Zone episode that was about Earth being sweltering hot – then the protagonist woke to find just the opposite, the Earth was a frozen ball.

    • Cal_Grimalkin

      Orangutans could be risking frostbite on their naked butts with this new global cooling.

    • TheTruthIsNotPC

      I knew it! Global Warming was all due to my neighbor’s SUV. We made him get rid of it last decade and the temps have been falling since.

      • southern tom

        …I THOUGHT it was because too many old white guys were bbq’ing burgers…

    • lostinnm

      I wondered why they have backed off on daily spraying of chemtrails, which is solar radiation management.

    • Ray Arlen

      No, they are smarter than that….they the elites…the ones who go to climate conferences by burning jet fuel in their personal aircraft. They will come up with another crisis to exploit. They are evil, but smart.

      Their supporters among the masses are dumb as rocks.

    • slobotnavich

      The next looming disaster will be Lack of Adequate Climate Variation, requiring a new LACV agency to be created and manned by hordes of unemployables, recent graduates with degrees in Toadying, Problem Invention, and Obfuscation. The last will be drawn mainly from the legal profession, primarily from those who have failed their state bar exam.

    • Down Lowbama

      Me being cold. Start increasing your carbon footprint, people.

    • mmercier0921

      Find a Marxist based solution to this global crisis.

    • carloada

      no, no, not shivering monkeys…

    • DollarFray

      The “climate change” propaganda is used for a globalist/UN agenda to force the NWO on sovereign nations. The NWO….a scheme birthed decades ago that plans to put power into one centralized group. It is a fact- they called it “global warming” until the science was not backing that – then for political reasons called it “climate change” which is the most unpredictable crap shoot to unsuspecting masses. I am an environmentally minded person who has reduced my “carbon footprint” by reducing my gasoline use, recycling water in So Cal and everything else, composting – recycling metal…etc – and I don’t use pesticides. Of course polution is bad and we need to clean up the environment. However, these NWO globalists have used the planet for propaganda. They have lied to advance their political agenda and they will even prosecute “climate change deniers.” http://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/hans-von-spakovsky/attorney-general-lynch-looks-prosecuting-climate-change-deniers

    • Dollarfray

      Global cooling follows the solar minimum and is not imagined. According to Nasa scientist John Casey, we should study the impact of previous eras of cooling. In the US the last one, in the 1800s – devastated crops and at that time the US population (not including Native Americans) was 4 million. He says agricultural/crop failure is the biggest concern. Beyond that, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions increase, both being more severe. The eruptions could leave a lot of debris in the atmosphere which will also impact crops. Since most Americans are no longer farmers as they were in the 1800s – they rely on corporate farms and corporate distribution of food. This dependence on government is a weakness of modern society if corporate farms fail to produce. The same idea could be applied to any region on the globe.

    • Demillo

      Well it didn’t happen, it was freaking HOT!!!! In June 2016. But, Earth is suppose to be cooling, but it’s getting hotter.

    • Robert Pinardi

      IN the 70s it was Global Cooling, in the 80s Global Warming in the 90s Global warming could cause global cooling. then in the 2000 when they had no idea what was happening they changed ti to climate change.

  • Doug Day

    Quick everybody…Buy a gas guzzler!

    • Fatty Matty

      No worries. My 1998 Ford Expedition with 157,000 miles gets all of 9 mpg and I drive it to this day. F Algore, F Obummer. F every lib that tries to change my behavior. Sorry a-holes, you’ll literally have to kill me to change me. I will not comply.

  • Shawn French

    I don’t see the hockey stick.

    • Snake Plissken

      No. But I think we know who the pucks are.

    • CHR

      Al Gore will turn his phony “Hockey Stick” chart upside down and claim he has it covered. He will run in circles shouting ” We will be frozen solid by 2022..”. Let the pucking begin.

  • TroyGale

    Please see the following, it nails much of the nonsense we are seeing from those who wish to control us through fear.
    http://www.scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_RC_2015_08_24_EN.pdf

  • David Harrison

    DAMN YOU GLOBAL TEMPERATURE FLUCTUATIONS!!!

  • hammerstamp

    Man made? Co2 greenhouse gas emissions? Hmm…

  • FtMyersSteve

    Proving that so called “climate scientists” don’t know their ass from a hole in the ground!!!!

    • greggreen29

      At least the ones that have the media machines.

    • Bob

      Let alone a hole in the atmosphere.

    • GrumpyGrandpa

      But they sure know the difference between their ass and a government grant. Just let them know what the answer should be. The right answer changes with Administrations.

  • Scott

    ALGORE will be busy trying to come up with another scam, to make more millions off of idiots that are looking for something to freak out over.
    Meanwhile the rest of the sane human population will say “it’s the weather, it changes”

    • mahone

      Think about it. The democrats are the only political organization with enough disdain for their minioons to declare war on the weather.

      • Trzo9veuha

        King Knute tried that with the tides… didn’t come out too well.

  • Ron Burgandy

    Global warming gets iced; story at 11.

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      And PBS (“Be More”) will run old footage to prove…whatever.
      signed, Burt AND Ernie

  • FinbarOS

    Guilty! I fiddled with my thermostat again.

    • mahone

      I ran a computer simulation of the weather changes on my computer and it predicted an increase in the number of ‘cute kitten’ videos on the web.

      • DrFeel Good

        Whoa! I came up with the exact same results! That means we have consensus!

        • Ernest – TrollFighter#1

          and therefore truth, amiright?

          • BurmaShave2

            100% of scientists agree…

  • ilegante irsa a casa

    Mensuration (science of measurement, (no T in the word)) Climate alarmist ignore every rule in the book.

    • Tuco

      Because they used menstruation instead.

      • ThomasCollins1

        Period!.

  • A Countryman

    The sky is falling, the sky is a falling, the sky is falling, the sky is falling!!!…..

    • A Street in Texas

      Can’t you see? It’s freezing!

    • Ernest – TrollFighter#1

      more like:

      The sky is falling, the sky is a rising, the sky is rising, the sky is falling!!!…..

  • 2ndprotectsall

    And yet Al Gore the snake oil salesman continues his con.

  • Obviously, this is Bush’s fault.

  • GrizzMann

    I have warned in the past, that the use of windmills will cool the earth, by blowing off the heat.

    • Tim Wahl

      That is too funny!

    • Russ VanDelinder

      well you were right! perhaps we can reverse them so they can suck some of the heat back onto the earth?

    • TexasGator

      Build and sell more SUV’s to warm the planet and save us all from the coming deep-freeze! Do your part and drive more – now! You owe it to Mother Earth. The federal government can now begin to issue subsidies to the welfare-class so they too can drive a free Escalade.

      Liberals = Morons

      • Charles

        They’re not that smart.

    • justKevin

      Well….

      • hslds

        Wind in Washington, DC is anything but a “finite resource…”

      • Minnesota Slim

        Snopes says Nopes. He was quoting some professor at Carnegie Mellon, and using the quote to point out irony.

      • Ernest – TrollFighter#1

        a chopped up quote taken out of context…it appears youre justLying….

      • X30X

        ……. YOUR BULL
        …………… NOT HIS

      • Charles

        He’s dumb enough to be a lieberal.

      • rocketride

        Still not as dumb as the retard with a ‘D’ behind his name who worried about Guam capsizing because of the weight of the aircraft being parked at the airbase. Johnson, IIRC (some kind of tool, anyway).

  • Shagnasty1

    Al Gore and other charlatans claimed global warming was man made and through government intrusion into our lives forced us to change our lifestyle costing us billions that enriched their bank account. Maybe they were right but they forced us to go too far to stop the warming and now we will be forced to reverse ourselves to bring heat back. Of course that will further enrich their bank accounts. Then somehow we will go too far in that and will have to reverse ourselves again…………………………

  • Confusion Reigns

    Well lets fire up some coal plants (and put some miners back to work) can’t have global cooling now can we…….idiots.

  • Pb B

    Did anyone check with the village idiot, al gore????? Just proves gore, the commie muslim obama and the DEMOCRATS have been full of crap for years.

  • Elwood Blues

    Isn’t it odd that the solar cycle just so happens to coincide PERFECTLY with global temperature fluctuations? CO2 is driven by temperature and it just so happens that during the active sunspot cycles increased CO2 just happens to coincide with that temperature increase?

    Hmmmm…… Here I was told that my car and I can change the entire planet’s temperature just by breathing and it seems it was the Sun the whole time.
    Dang it! How am I supposed to feel super duper important now? I need to go to my safe space 🙁

  • David English

    Right after an El Nino event! ENSO anyone? Who knew?!?!?!

  • Some Guy

    It’s all the solar panels along with Cheryl Crow soaking up the sun! We need to off-set this with more classic muscle cars!

  • Snake Plissken

    Yee Haaawwww, Bring on the brass bands and baton twirlers. We’re gonna have a paaartaey now. Cummon Alvin, what do you have to say about this!

  • Solar activity is the largest influencing factor on our global climate/temperatures. No one vested in perpetuating the man-caused global warming scam ever acknowledged that our measurements of temperatures on Mars tracked identically with variances on Earth. Not the same temperatures, of course, but if you look at graphs, the same identical pattern of temperature variation. The climate scammers will not show this data because it totally invalidates their argument of man-causality.

  • Whirlwinder

    You left wing, communist global warming freaks need to get your crap together. Which is it going to be? Are we going to be boiled alive or frozen solid? Either way your goal is to have all of our money to redistribute. You are not fooling anybody.

  • Tova Feinman

    As a scientist and global warming “skeptic” does this mean I don’t have to pack my bags for jail? I’m so glad. I hate orange.

    • Steve

      Must not be a fan of the Bengals or Browns lol

      • Tova Feinman

        New England Patriots fan

        • Ernest – TrollFighter#1

          go directly to jail….and you have to wear giants blue for the duration

          • Tova Feinman

            Laughing uproriously. We New England fans would rather be hated than pitied. We’ve been both in our history. Hated is far better.

          • Ernest – TrollFighter#1

            agreed…dolphins then giants fan here so i used to get both at the same time…

            on the other hand its difficult to discern which i enjoy more…supporting those teams or hating jets/pats

  • Elwood Blues

    When oh when will the Global warming/cooling/kinda warmish/colderish alarmists realize that observed real data trumps theoretical computer models EVERY SINGLE TIME?
    It’s the foundation of science in testing a hypothesis and somehow this precept is thrown away? Why do the alarmists continuously ignore the real data in favor of the hypothetical model data?

    Oh yeah… they get grants from the government.

    Never mind!

  • Aftersun

    First they were freaking out over global warming, then global cooling, then warming again, now freezing again. They flip flop more than a fish out of water. Will George Soros make up his freaking mind already. His bought off self-proclaimed scientists are getting a headache out of being completely confused over what he wants.

  • Tyranny Stopper

    Well now we know why they have been doing this….

  • punkdolphin

    Scream this at the top of your lungs, “It was all propaganda from the communists-in-hiding (Democrats).”

  • mr c

    Parks, Snow Skies and Ice Skates will be the late summer seller’s hottest Items and all the retailers are stocked up on swim suits and beer!

  • Tyranny Stopper

    Thanks for helping…

  • Xsaunder

    But this can’t be. The elite say the science is settled and unless we give them more power over our lives and taxes to fix what isn’t broken, we’ll all die.

    Funny how their logic and certainty is constantly shown to be empty isn’t it? It’s called weather.

    There was a time when Greenland was green. Man had nothing to do with it. Then the long term weather changed again. They had vineyards in places much too cold today. These are long term weather cycles based on ocean currents, solar activity, and a host of variables that the “it’s solved and certain” crowd can’t grasp.

  • thaddeus knowseverything

    We need to throw some liberals on a bonfire to heat up the Earth.

    • mahone

      Best suggestion yet.

  • dicksuckingmoslemprez

    This simply cannot be true.

    I have seen no mention of this in the new york times, washington post, or any of the major networks, and algore has not made a movie about it.

    • DemocracyRules

      Did we see this in the New York Times? Source: Dr. Tim Ball. It shows the ice coverage during the last ice age. In some place the ice was 9,000 feet thick (!). 14,000 years ago, the Atlantic ocean was still frozen as far south as Spain. In those areas you see that were under ice, the land is still rising, as iti rebounds from the massive weight of ice. So in the North, the sea level is dropping quite quickly.
      Thus, the last ice age is not over yet.

  • punkdolphin

    Hopefully, we can stop the slaughter of the eagles by the windmills now. (Eagles can’t vote Democrat.)

  • Tyranny Stopper

    Spray more it really helps.

  • Jonathan Kowalski

    obviously global warming is melting the ice caps which causes cold water into the oceans. The cold water cools the temperatures. Once the ice caps are melted then the temp will rise.

    • DemocracyRules

      Or maybe surface temperature is simply returning to normal…

    • krell51

      Yes let’s go take a ride through the polar oceans, oh, wait they’re still frozen, with more ice than ever, record ice in the south! Climate change is a global socialism scam!

  • Tyranny Stopper

    Spraying us like flies.

    • DemocracyRules

      “Ooo, nooo, the sky! Look, look… look at the sky! It’s on fire! Oh my God, oh my God, we’re all gonna die, we’re all gonna die!” ~ Dr. Burningsky

      • Tyranny Stopper

        Constitutional Republics Rules, Democracies fail.
        But that was kind of funny.

  • Tyranny Stopper

    Could be this?

  • TroyGale

    Oh, and for those of you who haven’t read it, I highly recommend:
    “Dark Winter” by John L. Casey. It predicts with detail what the author believes will happen to our climate over the next 30 years or so. One point he made in the book was so odd, that I’ve been watching for it. He indicated that when the Sun enters periods of minimal activity, that small earthquakes increase, though he nor anyone else can say why. Anyone else notice that small earthquakes seem to be on the rise? Think Oklahoma quake swarms, and their are more places recording small quakes. A good book which should be read by all concerned citizens.
    Regards

  • MeToo

    This is almost too absurd to comment on. First it’s global warming and now scientists find the earth is cooling. The earth goes through natural cycles, not man made. These cycles have been occurring for thousands of years. If we can get the politics out of this debate and have credible reporting by scientists with credible information, etc., maybe we could all agree on one thing–we’re being played.

    • krell51

      Climate change has nothing to do with temperatures and everything to do with global socialism!

    • Lets be honest and not hide behind the biblical myth of creation.
      Climate change cycles have been operation for billions of years.
      That is my biggest argument against it. We have been accurately recording weather for about 500 years in the span of billions of years that have no recorded data.
      Climate change is fairy dust.

  • Luna Moon

    So, do we go back and correct the changes made to older temp records, which were modified to support “global warming”? I wonder if ALGORE will make a buck off of this too?

  • Luna Moon

    What are ALGORE and Leo DiCaprio to do now?

    • BigKahuna

      More global climate summits where all the elites fly their private jets into places like Switzerland and drive fleets of limos around.

      It’s not much, but it is the least they could do,

  • vinny

    So, how do you get a bunch of scientists to say “The science is settled” and continue with the lie of AGW?, you control the grant money and force them to say and do what they’re told. Politicians will always do what politicians do, corrupt the system for personal benefit. The scientists who actually care about science are ridiculed. It’s like say an FBI chief telling us that Hillary made a “Mistake”.

  • John Boothe

    Obviously, that dam oil based economy again.

  • IronSpider

    so if its global cooling.. why have they been warning certain states to be careful out in the hot temps? this whole global warming/cooling things is a load of crap. imho.

  • Saw a poll on this page asking if climate change causing extinction due to habitat loss is possible.
    And I saw the results were 51 Possible to 49 Impossible.
    It should be 100% Possible. Of course climate change can cause extinction. Heck it could make every living thing extinct.
    It just depends on how extreme the climate change is. Al Gore spewing carbon from his jet travels? Probably not gonna do it.
    An asteroid hitting the Earth? That might do it. Way different climate after something like that happens.

  • Tyranny Stopper

    More Sprays please, controlling the temps is a tough job.

  • Mikeyoung6

    Does this mean that Al Gore has to give the money back?

  • Yu So Wong

    Looks like the gubmint guy who takes the temperature forgot his butane lighter a couple of times. Obama will not be happy about this.

  • EffinTwats

    Do you morons not see the cycles of it going up then down, but that the overall trend is a rise in temperature?

    • Howard Stern ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      can you read: “This gives a 2-month temperature fall of -0.37 deg. C, which is the second largest in the 37+ year satellite record…the largest was -0.43 deg. C in Feb. 1988.”

      its the largest. that is the overall point. of course it has this trend, just not this steep.

    • cleo48

      Why, certainly. I think that upward curve should be applied to your tax rate.

  • cleo48

    Up, down, cold, warm. We need something universal that covers all the bases. How about Global Extortion?

  • putupjob

    quick, edit the data and skew it and put it back out there.
    this doesn’t fit the going story. NASA will take care of it.

  • Howard Stern ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    where is Gore?

  • RightStuff44

    Find and read “Disgrace to the Profession”, edited by Mark Steyn. Global warming/cooling and climate change is a fascist conspiracy to control the human race.

  • mnjack30

    Imprison Al Gore for becoming an almost billionaire by lying to the American idiots. I mean people. Make him and Hillary cell mates. A pair of BFL’s

    • DemocracyRules

      Worldwide interest in global warming is disappearing. According to Google Trends, people are equally interested in Gold Fish.

      • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

        Goldfish ARE yummy…”.Pepperidge Farms Remembers”

  • Dindoo Nuffin

    If you think this news will stop the money grab by the money changers, you are sorely mistaken. When these fools did their original models, they left out that large fusion generator as part of the equation. The sudden lull in solar activity once again proves their absolute lack of scientific standards to take into account all variables when modeling.

  • GrumpyGrandpa

    Sounds to me like Al Gore may have picked up a bunch of bankrupt West Virginia coal mines at bargain prices and wants to make another boat load of money. First tobacco and cigarette fortune, second carbon credit fortune and now, some kind of energy fortune. Since the Democrats are already making money from putting our military into non-winnable situations, then leaving them on the steps of the VA to suffer, one might think the “scientists” are too smart to fall for their scam of more research money.

  • Walt Creasy

    These are the same people who just said the last 5 years have been the warmest on record. They have ZERO credibility.

    • DemocracyRules

      Polar ice extent, 03-08-2014. The same as it is every year. The purple is sea ice. Very little change, year over year.

  • Just my .02

    OK, fine. Now, let’s see if the loony left can figure out some scam to try to make money from this development. For starters, with temps in TX now running uncharacteristically HIGH for this early in the season, I guess they’ll have to start cooking the books on these temps like they did with the “global warming” myth to make it work. Pretty pathetic bunch of losers, the loony left is.

  • RightStuff44

    Billions and billions of dollars have been extorted from this tyrannical plot, and the perpetrators need to be tried and convicted of conspiracy, fraud and extortion. Sentences that include hard labor in deep east Texas under the watchful eyes of Texas Rangers on horseback would be appropriate.

    • X30X

      RICO!

      Regards.

    • John

      Not East Texas. It’s all Piney Woods and relatively moderate temperatures and rain fall. South West Texas is better.

  • dogbert

    Does this mean that IPCC has to turn the hockey stick upside down? Is it still a hockey stick if it points down, or is it something else, like a hoe?

    • RightStuff44

      Or a rake, or a back scratcher, or a ladel, or a . . .

      • dogbert

        My point exactly; what do we call it? Perhaps we could have a naming contest, or something.

  • Edward Boothe

    What is Hussein Obama and the rest of the Communists cohorts going to use now to destroy our country?

  • crockadoodle6

    Why do Americans put up with this load of crap and corruption? The climate chameleon is just a distracting symptom of the underlying cancer in our government/media/academia.

  • Jim H.

    Pull back the scale on your graph above. The little uptick everyone is worried about is simply part of a larger variation in temperature that is NORMAL for our planet. If you zoom the lens in on the ripples in the bathtub they look like a tidal wave. Pull back the lens a bit. This has been going on longer than man has been able to put out carbon into the air. What we should be worried about is pollution of the oceans which is a real and impactful thing we can change.

  • RightStuff44

    Bring back prison sentences that include hard labor for the extortionists who keep pushing this global warming/cooling fraud!!!

  • jenesaisquoi

    Oh, you say the sun’s output really does control the Earth’s climate fluctuations. Just, damn…who would have thunk it?

  • CHR

    That’s it !! I am putting turbos in my VWR32 !! This is perfect PROGRESSIVISM. I was a new teacher in a Minneapolis suburb in 1970 for the first “Earth Day.” The 3,000 student campus was overrun by past graduates whose morality was jump started by academics to invade the schools with the message about “GLOBAL COOLING.” All these years later the “Coolers” have come 360 degrees around… to their original hysteria. One of my Profs in the U of M History Department… a scholar of Progressivism, always had fun with his analysis of their ideas … Their idea of “PROGRESS” was always “Progress into the Past.” They want to go back into an age before petroleum especially. . In the Twin Cities they have ruined major streets and avenues with their pet projects of bicycles and electric trains which cost billions, few people ride and almost none pay for. Next I predict they will mandate horse troughs and be surprised when the unanticipated outcomes are horse dung and attendant flies and disease. Their hatred is always so focused and ignorant about the effects of their ideas. These “Planners” have implanted themselves in the unelected structures of government where they are funded lavishly allowing them to bring their utopian schemes into reality and imposed on us like a huge cookie cutter in the hands of Mustapha Monde. They need to silence and crush the opposition. That leads to less free speech and more intimidation and finally, perhaps, a new Gulag Archipelago.. perhaps deep in the trees of Northern Minnesota.

    • RightStuff44

      You nailed it CHR!!!

  • hanginout

    Don’t you people get it? It’s NOT Global Warming! It’s Climate Change, and it’s ALL our fault!
    After all, there’s no grants in the weather changing all by itself…

  • Whoaboy

    Science, lol

  • handsmcml

    Climate Change! The climate changes. It has been warmer, and it has been cooler. We do not live in a thermostat controlled environment. We need to learn how to adapt to the weather and not think that we are so powerful and wise that we can control Mother Nature. Gia can be a real bitch when you tick her off.

  • Mongo Lloyd

    Think how much colder it would be right this minute if Al Gore hadn’t invented globull warming.

  • Morris Minor

    I see the government (NOAA and NASA) along with higher education global warming researchers in a pickle. After years of “corrections” to the historical record, and years of assigning blame for these climate highs to mankind, do we abandon the global warming meme? Do we massage the data once again so that new climate lows appear alongside the recently discovered climate highs suggesting the meme “global climate change”, either warming or cooling? Or do we attack global cooling by attacking the messengers of global cooling as was done to “global warming deniers”?

  • Prelusive007

    “global WARMING” . . . . . . . . . . ~ Al “the sex poodle” Gore
    “ah . . not warming .. but climate CHANGE” . . . . ~ Al “the sex poodle” Gore
    “ahhh . . . ok . . I’d say it’s getting COOLER then” . . . . . . . . . ~Al “the sex poodle” Gore
    “ohh… hmm….. OK …. OK …. I MEANT global COOLING” . . . . . . . . . .~Al “the sex poodle” Gore

    Stay tuned folks . . . . for more “CHANGE” . . . . . any day now . . . . .

  • whcaoperator48

    I do think there is a direct correlation between climate change and dingle Barry. Notice it was warming when he was giving speeches and when he stopped the Temps have been decreasing. Solution, ban democrats from giving speeches that are nothing but hot air.

  • DemocracyRules

    Here is what causes surface temperature.

    • DemocracyRules

      Temperature effects from methane, water vapor, CO2, cloud cover, etc. are TINY compared to sunlight. Current climate models do not even come close to handling the effects of sunlight properly. As this graph shows, sunlight is NOT a constant, and it cannot just be “subtracted’ from the temperature data. It’s far too big for that. Tiny changes in sunlight from sunspots, etc. could obliterate the effects of methane or CO2.

  • ranklez

    This changes nothing. Warming, cooling, staying the same. We still need to stop the RETHUGLICRIMINIALICAN RUSHBOT RACIST BIGOT HOMOPHOBEZ FRUM DISTROYIN DA PLANET!!!! GIMMIEDAT!!!

  • OMG! We’re all gonna freeze to death! Bush’s fault. We must give all of our money to the Leftist Enviro-Nazis in order to heal the planet.

  • Prelusive007

    . . . . better fire up those lawn-mowers, char-coal grills, and backyard bon-fires and warm this place up before all the chimpanzees in DC start shivering from the cold . . . . . .

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      RAAAAAAAAAAAcist!
      signed, All of the C.B.C. members

  • Could the fact that there are a record number of ongoing active volcanoes combined with 5 new ones that have recently erupted spewing ash into the atmosphere have anything to do with this precipitous drop in temperatures… ? HMMMM… ya’ THINK?

  • Ausves

    Now seeking: members to join the new “Global Cooling” movement – first up, litigate car manufacturers for being complicit in the intentional manufacture of electric vehicles, knowing full well that they would contribute to the cooling of the planet…

  • Texas Marty

    Let’s see…in my amateur look at the top chart, from 1979 to 1997 the earth seemed to be in a cool cycle but was trending warmer. Then from 1997 to the present the earth looked to be in a warm cycle but trending cooler. If you ask me, Mother Nature has earth’s climate well in-hand and under control.
    The ARROGANCE of humanity to believe they can affect and then fix the climate is jaw dropping!!

  • DemocracyRules

    The Co2 data were cooked from the get-go. We don’t know what global Co2 levels are. We don’t now if they are rising, because the warmists cherry picked the low Co2 measurements form the past. That makes the present levels look higher, but nobody knows the truth.
    Source: Dr. Tim Ball

    • Prelusive007

      There are 400 PPM of C02, a critical, naturally occurring gas in atmosphere.

      That is 400/1,000,000.

      Mankind is responsible for less than 10 percent. (IPCC) 10 percent of 400 PPM is 40. USA emits 25 percent, or 10 PPM. That is 10/1,000,000. It would cost HUNDREDS of BILLIONS of dollars to get a 20 percent reduction in our C02 emissions.

      Assume we did reduce emissions 20 percent. That would be 2 PPM or 2/1,000,000. So the USA could effect perhaps 2 PARTS per MILLION change in C02.

      With season C02 variations of about 7 PPM, it would be near impossible to even measure any c02 changes outside the typical margin of error.

  • TruthMonster

    It’s not global warming or global cooling, it’s Carbon Credit scam. Yet another leftist way to enrich themselves and control the people.
    (D)emocrats are a (D)anger to civilization.

  • Prelusive007

    An old friend of mine passed the other day. I have known him since the 1st grade. He started my first band and played guitar way better than average. We both served in Nam and remained friends for so long, we thought we were brothers. We fished together, drank together, laughed together. We took on the PUC with action for “the people” together. We talked politics and religion and children and wives and relatives and friends. We shared a lot of things, including our disdain for the politicians who rule America now. He was a patriot. I am a patriot. We both cared a lot about our country. Now . . . . . he has not a care in the world. He doesn’t know about Clinton’s new revelation. And he doesn’t give a
    d ^ m n. I’m starting to think he’s in the best place and I shouldn’t give a d ^ m n either.

    That’s today. We’ll see what tomorrow brings. . . . if it gets here.

  • James Williams

    I believe Mother Nature revealed the real answer about all this BS.. “Worst blizzard in 100 years as dignitaries arrive in DC for summit on global warming!”..LOL

  • derek

    What we need is out door heaters and air conditioners. So when it is too hot the government can turn on the ac and cool us off and when it is too cold they can turn on the heat to make us warmer.

    Just think of all the money they can tax us.

  • LudicrousSextus

    So does that mean I can leave this copy of Newsweek on my coffee table?

    The Cooling World – Newsweek – April 28th, 1975

    …there are ominous signs the earth’s weather patterns are changing dramatically and these changes may portend a drastic decline in food production with serious political implications for all countries…

    the evidence in support of these predictions has now begun to accumulate so drastically that meteorologists are hard pressed to keep up with it…

    The central fact is that after three quarters of a century of extraordinarily mild conditions, the earth’s climate seems to be cooling down. Meteorologists disagree about the cause and extent of the cooling trend as well as its specific impact on local weather conditions. But they are almost unanimous in the view the trend will reduce agricultural productivity for the rest of the century. If the climate change is as profound as feared, the resulting famines could be catastrophic.

    A survey completed last year by Dr. Murray Mitchell of NOAA reveals a drop of half a degree in average ground temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere between 1945 and 1968. According to Geroge Kukla of Columbia University, satellite photos show a sudden large increase in snow cover in the winter of 1971-72 and a study released last month by two NOAA scientists note the amount of sunshine reaching the ground in the continental US diminished by 1.3 percent between 1964 and 1972…

    Climatologists are pessimistic that political leaders will take any positive action to to compensate for the climate change…the longer planners delay , the more difficult will they find it to cope with climate change once the results become grim reality.

  • crockadoodle6

    I don’t think this is an issue of earth’s temperature as much as part of the awakening of the public’s proof of government/media/academia/politician/elite incompetence, inefficiency, injustice and corruption. We have lost trust that our government cares about anything other than maintaining it’s own power and growing. There is simply NO TRUST anymore….We either need the biggest air cleaner ever built or need to completely vacuum out the trash.

  • GlobalWrench

    More El Nino fairy tales…no actual front line data.

  • DemocracyRules

    Arctic sea ice extent is not changing. In summer, it goes down. In winter, it goes up. And year after year, the cycle is the same. The annual graph lines are so similar, they sit on top of one another.
    Source: Environment Canada, Arctic sea ice extent at Sept 18 2015

  • MOSFET

    Exactly the opposite of what they claimed. And they wanted to destroy people that simply questioned their theory !
    Now they will say the Sun isn’t cooperating with the theory.

    • zolf

      Sorta like hillary.

  • southpaw47

    Are you all looking at the same chart that I am? Because the one I’m looking at shows a trend line with lots of ups and downs, but is slowly and inexorably creeping upward. Have I misinterpreted the data as presented? And global temperatures may decline this month and next and maybe even next year. But the facts are that as the percentage of CO2 in the atmosphere increases, temperatures rise. That’s not a theory or a speculation. That is a fact that can be reproduced in a lab. The graph also shows the reason for the bogus argument that there’s been a pause in global warming because the temperatures today are about what they were 18 years ago. Who uses 18 years as a measuring stick? If you wanted to pick the biggest spike in global temperatures to argue that temperatures are not going up, you do. What about 20 years? Up. 10 years? Up. 30 years? Up.

    • DemocracyRules

      Don’t confuse the trend line with the variability. The variability is huge, and if you start the graph a few years before or after, an upward or downward trend may seem to appear. But the data are unreliable, because hardly any real data fit along the line. The numbers are all over the place.

      • southpaw47

        There is considerable variability. But the trend line is unmistakable. The only point you can pick to show no increasing trend is 18 years ago when there was a huge spike. Pick any other point 20 or more years ago, going back hundreds of years, and the trend line is up. And that is consistent with the fact, which is indisputable, that with increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere, temperatures rise. You can cherry-pick the data all you want, but with increasing concentrations of CO2 come increasing temperatures.

    • Billca

      Good. We need some more CO2. Let’s warm up this rock. Earth has gone through periods of warming and cooling before. At the end of the dark ages the warming planet allowed for huge gains in food production that jump started the Renaissance, reduced wars and feudalism to some degree. More CO2 is beneficial to plants using photosynthesis and results in larger, healthier plants. We could use an increase to help start re-foresting parts of the Amazon and maybe even the Nile and northern Africa. Warm air holds more moisture that evaporates from the oceans and that can help in those arid zones. Increased warmth will drive cloud formation that brings life-giving water to land masses and actually shade parts of the planet from solar heat. It could green up parts of Africa and reduce famine and hunger, stimulate wildlife production and reduce the border warfare that plagues the continent.

      I was in college in the late 60s to early 70s when some people were warning of a coming ice age. Why? Because global temperatures showed a steady cooling trend. There were claims that by 2000, 2010 at the latest the Great Lakes would be solidly iced over, NYC, Boston and Portland, Maine would be buried under snow and ice. They were talking about heavy winter snows as far south as Orlando and Houston. That didn’t happen either.

      It’s obvious to those of us who aren’t drinking the Kool-Aid that the climate computer model is broken. It’s not working and not close to being a predictor. If you have a computer model that is supposed to predict how fast a tree will grow in an arboretum under controlled conditions but the tree’s growth doesn’t meet your predictions what’s the most likely diagnosis? Is the tree to blame because it refused to grow enough? Is it automatically due to some man-made cause? Or is it your computer model is wrong?

      • southpaw47

        I was in college in the 70’s when, as you say, “some people were warning of a coming ice age.” The key words here are “some people.” Climate models are not doing as badly as you say, particularly considering how many more factors they have to consider than how fast a tree will grow in an arboretum. But let’s look at your main argument: The Earth has warmed before and the warming now (so I’m actually not sure if you believe that the Earth is warming) is not so bad.
        The record doesn’t support your Panglossian view. There have been several times in Earth’s past when Earth’s temperature jumped abruptly, in much the same way as they are doing today. Those times were caused by large and rapid greenhouse gas emissions, just like humans are causing today.
        Those abrupt global warming events were almost always highly destructive for life, causing mass extinctions such as at the end of the Permian, Triassic, or even mid-Cambrian periods. The symptoms from those events (a big, rapid jump in global temperatures, rising sea levels, and ocean acidification) are all happening today with human-caused climate change.
        So yes, the climate has changed before humans, and in most cases scientists know why. In all cases we see the same association between CO2 levels and global temperatures. And past examples of rapid carbon emissions (just like today) were generally highly destructive to life on Earth.
        Think of your best arguments and go here: http://www.skepticalscience.com/
        They will be discussed in an objective, factual, and easy-to-understand way. Go ahead, I dare you!

  • chuck_in_st_paul

    I guess Obama has saved us from the Satanic Gases. Hooray!

  • tronholio

    SHOCKING I SAY.

  • Beavereater

    Somebody is going to be in deep do-do if they don’t stop messing with the sun’s thermostat.

  • Wrightclick

    So fire up the BBQ, take that long road trip and enjoy a backyard campfire. We need to warm it up and save the planet!

  • Billybob9

    That crazy “runaway greenhouse effect” done run away again!

    Oh, my!

  • Jim

    Algore is going to need new PowerPoint slides.

  • MacGruber

    Al Gore is fat.

    If he cared about climate change he wouldn’t eat so many calories and wouldn’t have a carbon footprint the size of small 3rd world countries. Nor would he own his oceanside mansion…

    • Hedley Lamar

      I bet he eats lots of global warming steaks!

  • Texas Marty

    Whatever happened to the ozone hole over Antarctica? Or the missing ice in the Artic for those poor polar bears? Or the rising ocean levels? Or the “hockey stick” climate chart that was supposed to predict our climactic doom? Or the “settled science” the Department of Justice was so certain was correct that they threatened to prosecute “deniers”? I know what happened…they went to the same place that the global cooling and “the world is running out of oil” people went in the 1970s and 1980s.
    Our government is so damn corrupt — even non-political scientists sell their souls to get on the government public grant dole. Dear Lord, please be merciful upon our once great nation!!

    • DemocracyRules

      It’s just the same old commie game: Get the Capitalists.

      • X30X

        MAGNIFICENT Poster!
        Regards.

        • DemocracyRules

          X30X:
          Thanks. Take it, use it!

  • DemocracyRules

    Britain panic over rising sea levels. They think global warming is causing the south of England to get swamped. But here’s the real story. The last Ice age covered Scotland, and pushed it down. Now the ice is gone, and as Scotland pops back up, England tips down a bit.

  • Tailwalk

    Mothball the Wind Turbines, doze the solar panels, break out the oil and give our children a chance at getting a job and rebuilding the flailing economy. Will never compete with the Chinese and the rest of the world without a level playing field

    • DemocracyRules

      Wind power does almost nothing.

      • Hedley Lamar

        It kills a lot of birds….. especially eagles.

  • Mike

    Cooling, warming, whatever, it’s all about the $$$$

  • rayg

    The world is doomed . . . for one reason or another. Warming, Cooling. We will figure it out later, after the scientists and Al Gore get their money. But in the meantime: the world is doomed.

  • Bert

    I looked at the chart. It shows a huge rise in temperature followed by a huge decline in temperature. This article only notes the decline but not the rise. Overall the temperature has averaged a gradual rise – not a decline. I am willing to review any new data but this chart contradicts the claim of falling temperature.

    • G Anderson

      And with bad data being used for the most important “studies” that have already “proven” glow bull warming to the libs, I don’t trust any data. I’m especially not interested in a 2 month decline. I can’t latch onto bad data like a lib.

  • Hedley Lamar

    Quick! Fire up the coal fired power plants before it’s too late!

  • ladychurchillusa

    Rev up the SUV folks we need some real warming here; burn those fossil fuels double time. Stoke that old coal burner. Winter is Coming as they say. Now the real question is how are the scammers going to make the taxpayers pay for this one?

  • no left turn

    Many climate scientists are currently on vacation, so there are fewer people available to fudge the temperature data upwards.

    • Victor Cachat

      And they all went somewhere warm.
      Because warm is good.

    • Hedley Lamar

      NASA’s attention was diverted from climate data fiddling because of the Saturn probe.

      • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

        THAT must have hurt! Ouch….
        NASA’s Muslim outreach?

        • Hedley Lamar

          Muslim outreach had to be temporarily sidelined also.

  • Butch

    The Solar Minimum is on the way!!!!! You thought the Solar Vortex was bad, just wait!!!

    • Bluto Rules

      I love my Polar Vortex.

  • hslds

    Dang, someone hung the ‘hockey stick’ on the wall the wrong way… we’ve been looking at the picture upside down.

  • Victor Cachat

    Invest in insulation futures!
    (Actually, home heating oil contracts might be a good idea)

    • DemocracyRules

      Fracking will keep oil cheap no matter what the Saudis do.

      • oilgamer


        how much longer can this be kept quiet? Russians teach abiotic in grade school.

  • Bevo2

    Drill here drill now, fire up the SUVs before we all freeze.

  • SteveB

    Don’t worry, the climate “Scientists” will fix it shortly.

    A couple more thermometers staked out at the edge of a Walmart parking lot in Phoenix and they will be back in action.

  • DemocracyRules
    • DemocracyRules

      He’s right. None of the climate models can accurately predict the surface temperature of the future. In other words, the theories on which the models are based are false.

  • chefjim

    We all get a good laugh at the pseudo scientists claiming that the earth is first warming, then cooling but the biggest laugh of all is they say that it is man made “greenhouse gasses” that are at fault and that the main contributor is carbon dioxide. They may as well have said it is Oxygen that causes global warming. All life on earth can be divided into two categories: flora and fauna. Flora are the plants and fauna are the animals. The plants can’t live without C02 and the animals can’t live without 02. How fortuitous that the plants take in C02 and give off 02 and the animals take in 02 and give off C02. Reduce C02 and reduce the flora which in turn would reduce the fauna (us). Oh, I see. Nevermind.

    • southpaw47

      Here’s the little hiccup in your argument: It’s not whether there is CO2 in the atmosphere or not. What matters is the percentage of the atmosphere that is CO2 and what is O2. There are some facts that are not disputable, since anybody can make the measurements. One is that the percentage of the atmosphere that is CO2 has been steadily increasing since the Industrial Revolution. This makes sense, since we have been using more energy, mainly by burning fossil fuels, since then. The second is that with increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere comes increasing temperatures. That’s not a theory. That’s a demonstrable fact. Take those two facts and it makes sense the the earth is getting warmer through the actions of humanity. Consider your best arguments for why this is all a hoax and then go to this website: http://www.skepticalscience.com/
      I guarantee that your arguments will be there. And they will be refuted in a detailed, factual, and scientific way. Go ahead, I dare you!

      • chefjim

        Australian scientist Ian Plimer — geologist and volcano expert, professor of geology at the University of Adelaide, and professor emeritus of earth sciences at the University of Melbourne — is one of the many scientists who have tried to inject sensible consideration of the effect that volcanoes and earthquakes contribute to the production of atmospheric CO2.

        Here is a quote from just one of the thousands of scientists worldwide that disagree with anthropomorphic climate change…

        Australian scientist Ian Plimer — geologist and volcano expert, professor of geology at the University of Adelaide, and professor emeritus of earth sciences at the University of Melbourne — is one of the many scientists who have tried to inject sensible consideration of the effect that volcanoes and earthquakes contribute to the production of atmospheric CO2. In a 2009 Op-Ed in The Australian entitled “Vitriolic climate in academic hothouse,” Dr. Plimer wrote:

        “To demonise element number six in the periodic table is amusing. Why not promethium? Carbon dioxide is an odourless, colourless, harmless natural gas. It is plant food. Without carbon, there would be no life on Earth.

        The original source of atmospheric CO2 is volcanoes. The Earth’s early atmosphere had a thousand times the CO2 of today’s atmosphere. This CO2 was recycled through rocks, life and the oceans.

        Through time, this CO2 has been sequestered into plants, coal, petroleum, minerals and carbonate rocks, resulting in a decrease in atmospheric CO2.

        The atmosphere now contains 800 billion tonnes of carbon as CO2. Soils and plants contain 2000 billion tonnes, oceans 39,000 billion tonnes and limestone 65,000,000 billion tonnes. The atmosphere contains only 0.001 per cent of the total carbon in the top few kilometres of the Earth.

        Deeper in Earth, there are huge volumes of CO2 yet to be leaked into the atmosphere. So depleted is the atmosphere in CO2, that horticulturalists pump warm CO2 into glasshouses to accelerate plant growth.”

        This fact is becoming widespread as the world learns how the Military Industrial Complex works. Not only is the science not proven, it is a lie and because of it, the people of the world are being endangered while the powers that be, in an effort to combat “runaway global warming”, have taken it upon themselves to change the climate by spraying aerosolized aluminum and barium into the atmosphere to reflect the sun’s rays back into space. Although many are waking up, the dumbed down population doesn’t even look up to consider what might be going on, they are too stoned on the distractions intentionally placed in front of them. They don’t think and they certainly don’t question anything they’re told by the complicit mainstream media (bought long ago by the PTB). Heaven knows, they don’t want to be labeled a “conspiracy wacko” so they believe the lies they are fed and the crazier, the better. Good job, so far. But the battle is already won (it’s been won from the beginning) and it isn’t the PTB who are the winners.

        • southpaw47

          Let’s ignore the fact that Plimer is a Director of several mineral exploration and mining companies, which might make him less than objective. And let’s ignore that scientists estimate that burning fossil fuels puts about 100 times more CO2 in the atmosphere than volcanoes. There is no disputing that the percentage of CO2 in the atmosphere is increasing, and has been increasing since the Industrial Revolution. And there is no disputing that with increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere come increasing temperatures. These aren’t opinions; they are facts. If you’re truly interested in understanding the science, think of your best arguments, go here, and see if they aren’t dealt with in a calm, clear, rational, factually based way: http://www.skepticalscience.com/
          See if you are one of those rare individuals who can consider facts that are contrary to your beliefs and come away with a different viewpoint. After all, as Paul Simon wrote, “A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.”

          • chefjim

            I have studied this topic ad nauseum. I AM one of those rare individuals that considers facts and then THINKS them through. I am a truth seeker or, as many that seem to come from your camp have labeled, “truther” – to their own detriment because if “truthers” seek truth, (which has always been a good thing) – what are those on the other end of the debate referred to? Doesn’t it follow naturally that they are “falsers” or liars?

            It’s comical, just like “Gay Pride”… If there is anything within the realm of truth that a man SHOULD BE ASHAMED of it must be “laying” with another man for Pete’s sake, yet in this age, they are proud of it!

            Oftentimes the truth is NOT “convenient”. One must look at ALL aspects (and motives) of a particular topic to discern the truth e.g. could the rise in C02 levels be attributed to another man made cause such as depleting the Rain Forests?

            And prior to this, what science has PROVEN that C02 is a “greenhouse” gas? Furthermore, you state that ” And let’s ignore that scientists estimate that burning fossil fuels puts about 100 times more CO2 in the atmosphere than volcanoes.” What scientists? Where?

          • southpaw47

            >>could the rise in C02 levels be attributed to another man made cause such as depleting the Rain Forests?<>what science has PROVEN that C02 is a “greenhouse” gas?<>scientists estimate that burning fossil fuels puts about 100 times more CO2 in the atmosphere than volcanoes.” What scientists? Where?<<
            You've "studied this topic ad nauseum"? Evidently, you become nauseous far more quickly than most. Google CO2 output by volcanoes.
            So, just out of morbid curiosity, what "facts" do you rely on to conclude that the widespread belief in anthropogenic global climate change is not real. And just to be clear, facts are things that people can check on independently of one another. They are not opinions. So, for example, global warming is a myth invented by those leftist wackos are just trying to ruin the country/world and achieve total power over us little'uns, would not count as a fact.

          • chefjim

            Rhetorical question. I know all about the volcanos. The fact that you intimate that I am not as studied as I proclaim due to a rhetorical question I asked you (which you mistook as a real question) makes me desire to conclude this conversation more than I wanted to at first. Stop. I dare you.

      • Samurai

        Southpaw— Skeptical Science isn’t “science” and it’s not “skeptical”.. It’s a clearinghouse for CAGW propaganda, that doesn’t come CLOSE to providing factual or scientific data.

        Anyone with a scientific background that tries to refute Skep-Sci’s propaganda on the site is soon banned from posting and all posts are removed….

        That site is a complete joke.

        • southpaw47

          Okay, where’s a better website that presents factual information?
          And how do you get around the fact that increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere cause temperatures to rise, which is a fact, not an opinion?

  • Afterheart

    We need carbon “debits” it’s getting so cool!

  • agsb

    Its perpetual sauna weather at NOAA HQ!

  • 94c2500

    Make sure the “6.0 dataset” uses an “Al-Gorithm.”

    That should install warmist progressive bias into the science.

    • Bluto Rules

      Oh, lookee, I see Man/Bear/Pig. – South Park

      • 94c2500

        Terrible creature he is…

    • DemocracyRules

      Facts don’t matter to people like this.

  • Bluto Rules

    Man, I am cooling off.

  • mike

    check out the first 3…4 years of EARTH DAY Claims….its Hilarious….and what these money grabbing Thieves said back then..
    The dumb American public being scammed again by the CORRUPT DEMS……FREAKING HILARIOUS..

  • Afterheart

    AlGore and his Church of Climatology are being shown for the cult they are!

  • Thunder_Shorts

    The drop in temperature is irrelevant to glowbull warming alarmists. That’s why they changed the meme from “Anthropogenic Global Warming” to “Man Caused Climate Change” that way no matter whether it’s cold or hot, or somewhere in between they can claim they need to tax us in order to stop the weather from changing. The climate alarmists want to tax everybody, all the time, for everything, that’s how they roll. That’s how one world order, multiculturalism/communism works.

    • Bluto Rules

      Overseas Contingency Operations?

  • Darwin

    So I can get my hair dryer back out….?

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      No need. Looks fine as it is….
      signed, Telly Savalis

  • ds

    That’s okay, all the hot air (i.e. BS) coming out of Hillary’s, Obama’s, Lynch’s, et. al. mouths will compensate for the cooling.

    • DemocracyRules

      ds:
      If Hillary gets in, we will be forced to believe in global warming whether we like it or not. Carbon taxes will roll in, and the rule of law will be toast. Here’s the new secretary of commerce:

  • DemocracyRules

    Global Warming is a crisis, but this is NOT a crisis.

    “The merchants’ pearl”

  • hiram floss

  • ds

    Quite frankly, Al Gore is a MORON. There I said it.

  • CaptainObviuosTroll

    Lefties won’t be happy until we’re all driving each other around in rickshaws, wearing hemp skirts(men too), living in recycled cow-poop houses and eating soil.

  • John Normanton

    It is great to see God making a fool out of these global warming idiots. The truth is we no nothing about the weather. The EPA needs to be closed down because they are a total fraud.

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      Oh, oh…you “said” GOD. Off to camp with you!
      signed, The godless Left

    • DemocracyRules

      John:
      They simply ignore the truth. Hillary will impose carbon taxes not matter what the data shows. Scientists can’t fight this battle alone. It was always a political Apocalypse game

      • DemocracyRules

        Does she seem moderate to you?

  • bkhuna

    It’s all part of the rich pageantry that makes up Globullwarmingcollingclimatechangediruption.

  • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

    This is why Jimmy (formally the worst POTUS evah) wore his sweater when he spoke to his peeps….that was what I refer to as the “K-car” years.

    • DemocracyRules

      The Beat:
      Yes, Carter was taking Saudi bribe money. They rescued his peanut farm from bankruptcy.

      • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

        Seems many get that Saudi money…and The Saudis got more than Billy Beer- UCK!
        Stay well- you’ve got my vote.

  • Nevadavoter1

    It’s the climate for goodness sake! It is supposed to change…

    • DemocracyRules

      Neva:
      NO! They want this! Because if it’s like this, then only THEY can save us!

  • DemocracyRules

    Commies don’t care about facts. They care about power.

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      She’s no dummy on that subject. She studied at the feet of Howard Zinn & Saul Alinski…idols of her kind, fellow travelers.
      signed, Karl, Groucho, Gummo, Zeppo, Harpo and Chico Marx

  • DemocracyRules

    Oh, how sweet…

  • DemocracyRules

    Global warming is the PROBLEM.

    • DemocracyRules

      This is NOT a problem.

  • pbtruth

    Oh boy now the left will try and trell us that the cooling is do to cliamte change. because as wee have all learned about this scam. IF IT RAINS IT IS DO TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND IF IT DOESN’T RAIN IT IS DO TO CLIMATE CHANGE. That is how they are making sure they are able to scam middle class Americans.

    • DemocracyRules

      Really, they MEAN well. I’m sure of it. They ARE NOT making the global warming thing up…

  • Brad

    40+ volcanoes erupting at the same time for a length of time will do this.

  • ookie oh

    And it’s cooling off even with all the Hollywood libs flying their personal jets to the grocery store a few times a week. When I first found out that the “scientists” adjust the past and present temps I knew the entire thing was garbage.

  • IReadit3

    Boy that climate keeps on changin’. Good thing we decided to call it climate change instead of something more specific.

  • OdinsAcolyte

    Climate changes over time.
    With or without mankind. The Earth is still thawing from the last ice age and is nowhere near the warm world it once was. That world was vibrant with life. Humanity does a fine job of exterminating life. The major problem with this world is there are too many humans. We shall soon resolve that problem. Prepare for the next wars. If we don’t do it nature shall do it. Population reduction. Coming soon.

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      Now that thought cheers me up.

      signed, Margaret Sanger

      • OdinsAcolyte

        Has nothing to do with us. The Earth shall endure.
        All things must pass. Have a great day!

  • Ben Porter

    Must buy rifle for polar bear hunts.

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      A knife is more sporting…….RUN AWAY!

      • interventor

        My ancestors didn’t advance for thousands of years to become apex predators for naught. They learned throwing spears was safer than thrusting spears — a lesson Neanderthals never learned. One reason they are no longer around. Besides bears run faster than humans. But, bears don’t run faster than a .458 Winchester magnum.

  • Lurch47

    It’s hot as Hades in The Great state of Georgia! A little cooling would be welcome.

  • Steven E Braun

    200 Billion in the last several to combat warming …Sounds like its working! 🙂 I jest…..

    • ChicoCDM

      Try asking what exactly the money is spent on that “combats” the climate from changing. You’ll get blank stares from even the most evangelical climate changists.

  • Jack Davis

    An Inconvenient Truth

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      That’s why I had to go to my dentist….ooops, I read TOOTH. Nevermind.

  • ChicoCDM

    Colder weather, warmer weather, more hurricanes, no hurricanes, causes less ice, causes more ice, causes no snow, causes more snow…Climate Change WHAT CAN’T IT DO!?

    • Yes Stradamus

      It certainly is the most versatile of all fraudulent threats to humanity.

  • Yes Stradamus

    Why doesn’t Al Gore and Baraq al Obbamma DO something about this? I’m so scared. I’d better write them a check.

  • SJMWilco

    I wish I could remember the name of the researcher, but about 20 years ago, I read a paper by a climate scientist. He had studied the geologic climate record going back about 500,000 years and had come to one conclusion. He concluded that man had benefited from an extremely benevolent climate pattern for the last 25,000 years and that the climate was about to revert to actual ‘historical’ behavior – hotter summers, colder winters, more droughts, floods, unpredictable weather – exactly what we are seeing. And he never blamed CO2 one time

  • “With most models predicting La Nina conditions by the autumn, we can expect temperatures to tumble a lot further by the end of the year.”
    What? You mean it’s going to get cooler in Late November and December? How could that happen?

  • DemocracyRules
  • Yes Stradamus

    And I was just starting to really love global warming. What am I going to do with all my banana plants now?

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      Send to: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500
      Let Baraq know you love him “a bunch”.
      signed, Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp

  • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

    I miss the ACID rain dude….far out, man (infinitely distant)
    and Bob Zimmerman said “you don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows”. So there’s that. Right, Bill Ayers?! Punk.
    signed, Wavy Gravy

  • Yes Stradamus

    Whatever happened to the polar vortex? That was so much fun. Do we still have that?

    • DemocracyRules

      Polar bear extinction, Killer Bees, Honey bee deaths, Acid Rain, Nuclear winter, Ozone hole, Population explosion, Peak oil, Return of the Ice Age, DDT scare, Love Canal, China Syndrome, Crisis of Capitalism, Yellow Peril, etc.

      All bogus

      • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

        But great for Hollywood and fear mongering.
        signed, S. Spielberg
        BTW: Left out…..JAWS!

        • DemocracyRules

          The Beat:
          Commies suffer from guilt. That’s because they actually are guilty. Many Hollywood commies yearn for an apocalypse, between industrial-scale adultery, casting couch episodes, and cheating each other on contracts.

  • Joe_E_in_the_IE

    We can still hold out hope for:

    Global thermonuclear war by the year 2000 over dwindling food supplies (preached as Gospel truth in the 1970s)
    All 7 Great Lakes becoming chemical pits of unquenchable fire producing smoke that will engulf the upper atmosphere and plunge the world into a millennium-long Ice Age by the end of the 20th Century if not sooner (ditto)
    AIDS mutating into an airborne pathogen that will infect all of humanity by the turn of the century (1980s)

    • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

      But didn’t all that happen? I slept for quite awhile.
      signed, Rip VanWinkle

  • Newsbuster

    Glad I live in Florida. Will only have to put up with snow for 4 months or so a year….

    • NotThatStupidYet

      Damn and I was just starting to get mangoes. I guess the banana plants are doomed too.

      • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

        DAAAAAAAY- O, DAAAAAY-O!

  • Namretupad

    Consider this – climate “scientists” (yes, I use that term loosely) say that the “science is settled”. SCIENCE, real science, is NEVER settled. REAL scientists are ALWAYS poking, prodding, testing that which is “known” or “settled”. That is how advances in science are made. Science once held that the Earth was flat – it was “skeptics” and “deniers” that proved that “settled science” wrong. Now, the “climate scientists” are saying they no longer need to even show data, everyone can see for themselves that the climate is changing. It amazes that so-called “scientists” are afraid to have their raw data examined by “skeptics”. If there is actual objective, scientific, raw data to support their conclusions – not just their personal ideological beliefs – they should welcome skeptics to test their conclusions.

    • Dan_Lef

      Smallest particle used to be the electron, and that was settled science, as you say.

      • TheBeatGoesOnandOn

        Now that smallest particle is known to be the “leftists brain”
        THAT is settled….

    • sfchuck

      You unerringly pointed out the IPCC’s fallacy. Their “settled science” is based on the false premise that “global warming” has been accepted by “consensus.” Science is not conducted by consensus. Scientific inquiry is conducted by the impartial examination of the facts…ALL the facts, the development of models based on rational and defensible observations, the use of data provided by reliable and untampered-with sensors, the conduct of experiments, the attempted replication of results and the drawing of rational and coherent conclusions based on ALL the results. Almost NONE of these is in the IPCC repertoire. Their models are flawed, their premises are one-sided, their sensors have been compromised and their conclusions are bunk. Yet they try to sell them to the world based on a “consensus.”

      • potus/PATHETIC

        TYPICAL liberal anti-American socialistic SWINE!!! democrats!!!

        • DemocracyRules

          potus:
          They will destroy democratic free enterprise in the US if they can. And they are very close to success, More than 100 million support Hillary, who has every intention of imposing authoritarian socialism.

    • Trzo9veuha

      Trivia tidbit: Columbus’s wife’s great(?) grandfather claimed to have sailed to the New England area 90 years before Columbus’s voyage. Columbus’s crew contained two sailors from Iceland that had fished the Grand Banks off the east coast of America. The World Fair just prior to Columbus’s voyage was selling world globes. Columbus became famous for being the last person to discover America. The things they don’t teach in school…

  • Dan_Lef

    I am beginning to buy additional fuel oil tanks to store heating oil. LOL

  • Samurai

    The coming cold La Niña will offset the 2015/16 El Niño spike in global temps, so by early 2018, the “hiatus” will resume, showing 22 years with no global warming trend.

    The disparity between CAGW global warming projections already exceeds reality by 2 standard deviations for 20 years, which is sufficient divergence (2+ standard deviations) and duration (15 years for noisy global temp data) to officially disconfirm the CAGW hypothesis.

    Both the Pacific and Atalantic oceans will be in their respective 30-year cool cycles by 2020, which ALWAYS leads falling global temps. The disparity will soon exceed 3+ standard deviations for 25+ years, which is the point where this CAGW scam can officially be disconfirmed.

    We’re finally at the beginning of the end of the biggest and most expensive scam in human history.

  • GTH_BHO

    The sun controls it all. It’s all mental masturbation and about the money

  • Flippy Hambone

    Nothing a generous helping of falsified data can’t cure…

  • Highly Educated One

    I’m still wondering how the hole in the ozone layer magically healed itself. According to these same “scientists”, we should have all died from skin cancer by now.

  • Am Beco

    Make up your mind! too hot, or too cold?? sheesh….

  • wiseoldfart

    We had better start burning more fossil fuels to counter this cooling trend or we’ll dip deeper into this new ice age sooner than HONEST climatologists have been expecting.

    • Momster

      Since cooling seems to have been going on since the mid seventies, do you think it just too late?

  • potus/PATHETIC

    But that is not what omuslim says…the muslim says that he will prosecute climate deniers!!!!!

    • Momster

      I do not deny that there is a climate….I just deny AGW! So, I guess I am safe.

      • DemocracyRules

        Momster:
        Not when Hillary makes Bill Ayers the Attorney General. He planned to liquidate 25 million, right off the top. It’s standard commie operating procedure. Liquidate the 10% that could challenge absolute state rule.

        You and I will be gone.

        • Dana King

          I’d love to see them try to make me disappear.

          • DemocracyRules

            Dana King:
            Please don’t go there! We need you to be alive and well. This fight isn’t over yet.

    • DemocracyRules

      potus:
      And if we sit here and let Hillary take power, they WILL prosecute climate deniers. The rule of law doesn’t appeal to her.

  • David169

    These academics need to do a little reading. During the “Little Ice Age” there were almost no sunspots. May and June of this year had almost no sunspots. Does anyone else see a correlation?

    • sfchuck

      Right on. The Maunder Minimum (1645-1715) saw a period of about 80 years with few sunspots. That spawned the Mini Ice Age that gripped the Northern Hemisphere until around 1900. Another mini ice age was seen as a strong possibility at least a decade ago by Dr. Robert Gagosian, president of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Recent studies of the Atlantic Ocean “conveyor belt” that conducts water of vastly different temperatures and salinity from near the equator to near the North Pole show it may be happening again. That’s likely why “global warming” appears to have stopped in 1998.

  • TANSTAAFL

    All global warming can easily be traced. All you have to do is measure the amount of time DC politicians and pundits open their mouths. They spew nothing but hot air (some more than others), creating a heat bloom over DC that spreads worldwide. On top of that, the UN is doing its part to spew additional hot air.

    Mother Earth is doing her best to offset the political BS.

  • Momster

    So they were RIGHT in the mid-70s! Global Cooling, New Ice Age, oceans shrinking, mass starvation, shortened growing season, polar bears walking around Manhattan! Ohhhh, gawwdd, we’re all going to freeze to death in the dark!!!!! Aaaarrrggghhhhhh!

    Morons.

  • freeland_dave

    No one believes the people who are there and work at jobs collecting the information for these bozo’s to analyze and manipulate to get it to say what they want it to say so they can all line up to the government feeding trough to feed on government grants and funding. They didn’t listen to the swift boaters, who were personal eye-witnesses about John Kerry either. They didn’t pay attention to Hillary and refuse to believe she did anything wrong with Benghazi or the classified information that she had on her private email server either. They believed Obama when he said he would conduct the most transparent administration while securing all of his personal background information as well as the promise that all of us would get to read the contents of the National Healthcare Act, AKA Obamacare BEFORE he signed it into law. Complicit with world media, formerly known as Pravda, the world population has systematically been lied to and the real people who know what is really happening are routinely ignored or discredited. How does this happen? Easily when you have a grossly stupid population that is more concerned with bellybutton lint than what is going on in the world around them. There never was anything to Global Warming save the attempt to steal money away from stupid people in the form of taxation and the ruin of a world economy. The planet has been cooling since the day it has been formed and at times, because of solar activity, there were periods of warmth and cold. But as the stock market indicates an overall rise in trading over the long haul, the planet’s temperature has been decreasing over the long haul and there really isn’t anything mankind can do about it except to construct his own demise attempting to fix the un-fixable. Really, the only thing that has been accomplished is to make people like Al Gore more wealthy. And to think people are afraid of Trump.

  • oldman

    it seems a stretch to conflate climate science lies with Cabinet Secretary’s lies, but is it?

  • Two Sense

    Does this mean we did too much and now the earth is cooling? Do we have to fire up those coal plants again, should I be running my car even at night while I sleep to help? How do we get those cows to fart even more, feed them beans? This would be hilarious if it wasn’t so scary.

  • Kill_n_Grill

    See, our war on global warming is working, and we owe it all to Al Gore.

  • hubbajube

    A raven came from the citidal. A white raven. Winter is here.

  • Kill_n_Grill

    I’ll wax up the snowboard.

  • Ed

    Time mag’s April (8?) 1977 cover was “How to Survive the Coming Ice Age”. It’s not about weather it’s about control.

  • Kamano1955

    Earth is in constant flux! Always has been and always will!! Global warming/cooling idiots are just trying to advance a faulty set of beliefs and enforce their selfish will on the public. They have different reasons for this. Some, like Al Gore are greedy billionaires who have invested heavily in “Green Industries” that are funded heavily by us, the taxpayers. Makes no difference to “Al” that these businesses will go bankrupt. He gets his cut up front and will never lose his personal wealth. Some are scientists who are political or have been funded by a political party. Some are mentally ill and would have us all go back 200 years to the good ole “horse & buggy” days.

  • CanUHearMeNow?

    The graph when showing decreases is actually the democrats lying.

  • trynfindit

    I don’t know where temps have dropped. Here in n.e. Florida it’s hotter than holy moses! The heat is absolutely BRUTAL.

  • RegisteredDemocrat

    This is proof global warming is happening! Most likely caused by fracking, Bush, & guns!

    • CanUHearMeNow?

      Naw, that’s just “noise” in your head.

    • JustJoe

      Chinese cell phones

  • CanUHearMeNow?

    Glow bell cooling or warming. Last night on Nova, searching for dino’s, most of the middle of the u.s. was under salt water, way before that most everything was covered with water. Cause? Decrease in glow bell cooling allowed us to have a dry foot.

  • PursueJustice

    Follow the new trail of money to see how scientists will now all get on board the gravy train. Look for the government ban all people who don’t believe in global cooling. This is really starting to sound like 1984.

  • KCEddie

    Must be that big payment of Carbon Credits made to the Sun God ? LMFAO

  • TARDRE

    We are extremely “lucky” our solar system is as regular as it is. Almost as if it was designed this way. One thing for sure – those who have gardens – life can be very durable when you look at things like weeds.

  • Pinky_Suavo

    This unprecedented lack of precedent has never been seen before by some scientific experts who have declared it to be a calamity of cataclysmic proportions while others call it a cataclysm of calamitous proportions. While there is disagreement among the climate linguists over noun and adjective climate combinations, there is a strong consensus that the best way to grapple with never seen before and unprecedented catastrophic cataclysmic, calamitous, and devastating climate crisis is for our global government messiahs to establish a Global Order of Total Climate Heroism Alliance (GOTCHA). It will collect an international tax that will scientifically frighten nefarious global warming into compliance with international standards and demand the return of the polar ice caps and glacial ice that has been stolen from us.
    Further, the Associated Leaders for Global Organized Relief of Earths Faulty Air River and Terrestrial Environment Divisions (ALGOREFARTED) will be established to measure climate emissions and report on its findings to the Scientific World Incorporation for Newly Developed Levies and Exchange (SWINDLE) which will assess fines, penalties, kickbacks, and bribes when deemed necessary and expedient.

  • mexxet

    Al Gore is a scammer who made millions off of people’s ignorance, gullibility, and lack of ability to think for themselves. Shame on Al Gore, double shame on the idiotic masses.

  • agnau

    It is man made. When they began chanting man made climate change I realized they were correct.

    http://www.thedailysheeple.com/no-longer-a-conspiracy-theory-cia-director-admits-plans-of-aerosol-spraying-for-geoengineering_072016

  • DirtyHarry.44

    OK, so now what…are these clowns still going to try and prosecute “Climate Change” deniers? Oh wait, the climate is still changing, only now it’s changing towards the cool side, so yeah, we’re still coming after you for denying it’s happening. Somebody slap these morons.

  • Martin Van Nostran

    Those who deny this rapid cooling is caused by AGW need to be prosecuted!

  • FlavOdeDay

    I’m curious. Do they take the Earth’s temperature orally or rectally? And just how big IS that thermometer anyway?

  • Tater Pogue

    I’m going to northern Canada and shoot as many polar bears as I possibly can.

  • Zardoz Wiz

    more like global money grab. hot or cold, rain or snow the leftist tax the rich crowd just want the cash and power. the weather is the justification for grabbing power.

  • NealWV

    I think the left needs more money from all of us to study this warming/cooling/change and to correct it. If anyone disagrees they need to be shut up and shut down if not jailed. Because after the weather will be different tomorrow and we must be the reason for the change.

  • Robert C

    All real scientific measurements & calculations have measurement & rounding errors…

    The Global warming charts are in the statistical noise band of measurement & rounding error rates and are meaningless

    For example, if I’m comparing two sets of temperatures
    The older set has an accuracy of +- 1% & +-0.5 deg (rounding error because measurements in 1 deg increments)
    and the newer set has a accuracy of +-0.1% & 0.05 deg (rounding error because measurements in 0.1 deg increments)
    The results will never be more accurate then the least accurate measurement… +- 1% & +-0.5 deg!

    I can just image what the temperature measurement & rounding error rates are for tree ring & Antarctic ice core samples are… How about collecting tree ring samples from logging in meadows, valleys, ridges, and N, S, E & W facing slopes of the same national forest and see what kind of range different researchers come up with?

  • Tater Pogue

    I believe in man caused global warming. 2+5=17. See how smart I am !

    • Dean O.

      You’re a born genius….

  • Tempus t Fugit

    Global warming/climate change where figures lie and liars figure.

  • Jeffrey Gee

    I suppose that is mankind’s fault as well for existing. We should all have to pay Al Gore and the idiot climatologists money to be our gods and save us all!

  • Barn Cat

    Whenever there’s a hot day or a cold day you have the global warming idiots talking. Nobody talks when the weather is an average day.

    • sfchuck

      You may be onto something. Not many realize that climate is a long-term observation and characterization of weather.

      • ReadyToMoveOn

        Why look at the long term?
        Isn’t it clear that the temperature warms up about every 24 hours? If as a good progressive liberal you ignore the cooling that happens about every 24 hours, offset from the warming by about 12 hours, and of course, only those horrid evil deniers would even consider that, then there is a proven, dramatic temperature increase EVERY DAY!! In the morning, when we’re all trying to get to work! Even on weekends and holidays!
        Oh, the horror! I feel faint!

  • Dean O.

    Oh well, at least Algore can still claim that he invented the Internet.

  • BadWhisky

    oops, and they still want to prosecute GW deniers…. anyone look at the sun lately? it looks like a pool ball, no spots; could it be, the sun controls or at the very least has a great deal of influence on our climate?

  • cochise1

    A few more years and the warming scam will be completely defunct. The warmists will still want our money however and they will still want global control of what we do and say. It will be global cooling as their excuse and, of course, trillions of tax dollars will be needed to save us along with UN control of our lives.

  • psadie

    No kidding fools. The REAL SCIENTISTS have been saying this but the global warming clowns have been drowning them out when it comes to the truth!

  • JohnFerman

    Those who understand the laws of physics and chemistry will be familiar with the theory of fluctuations. The earth is a complex system of three main subsystems, one half of which is illuminated by the sun and extra galactic cosmic particles. That short term varibilities develop is not at all surprising but rather expected.

  • Niccolo Machiavelli

    It’s because of planet X. Look it up.

  • Smitty

    Al Snore was unavailable for comment.

    • Ron Mexico

      He was too busy fondling his massage therapist!

  • Big Giant Head

    I like cookies.

  • TheTruthIsNotPC

    I knew it! Global Warming was all due to my neighbor’s SUV. We made him get rid of it last decade and the temps have been falling since…

    • Ron Mexico

      That and we are passing less gas!

  • Spurs Mercer

    Anyone with half a brain knows global warming is caused by cow farts. Eat more beef !

  • Frederic Bastiat

    The sky is falling, the sky is falling……….what will Al Gore do??????????
    Imagine that…….a climate which changes, having nothing to do with what man does?

  • setnaffa

    Why is the “answer” to all of these pseudo-scientific ravings that we need a bigger government?

    • Frederic Bastiat

      Elementary Watson, bigger, all pervasive government is needed to control the “little people”, and the noxious emissions they create.

  • JSNSR

    I wish these eggheads would make up their minds. I guess the answer is adaptation regardless of what nature has in store.

  • ronthornton

    Many women over the age of 50 have been experiencing this warming and cooling phenomenon for centuries. Up to now, people like Al Gore did not care, but now they want to tax us all in order to eradicate it…or something like that.

  • The Supreme Clam

    Climate disruption (which is what they’ll call it next week) is a direct result of Hildepottamus’ & The Moochers’ big fat lumpy posterior regions.

  • Mork Bork

    Shoot all polar bears, sea birds, and bunnies. That’ll fix everything!

    • ReadyToMoveOn

      Not the bunnies!!

  • justin stark

    And this, of course, is caused by ‘global warming’. Somehow.

    We must apply the proper ‘AlGore-ithm’ to arrive at our pre-
    ordained conclusions, as usual. Dissenters shall be shot.

  • Nick

    So, June 2016 is only the SECOND warmest June ever (and .60 C above the June global norm), and therefore the world is cooling!
    Denialists are more desperate than ever before.

  • ckofaz

    You’re all morons, it fell from the highest average temp recorded, even with the largest decrease the average temp are still significantly higher than the historical levels. Drudge commenters are amongst the dumbest trolls I’ve ever seen.

    • justin stark

      When were thermometers invented, Slick?

      • ckofaz

        really, go read a book

        • justin stark

          1600, D-Bag.

          • Distillerman

            And the typewriter a couple hundred years later. So we can trust old Zeke dropping the ‘red-fluid filled’ thermometer (with a Bardahl logo attached) down the possum hole to get a base line reading, eh?

          • justin stark

            Gibberish adds nothing, D-Man.

          • Distillerman

            Perhaps if the masthead read “Mad Magazine” you might find it easier to comprehend.

          • ckofaz

            So you think we have no way of taking measurements of the climate prior to the invention of the thermometer? Just to clue you in, we have a pretty solid understanding of the climate for the past 100,000 years which does predate the thermometer by at least 99,600 years.
            Really, go read a book, knowledge is fascinating!

    • Nick

      just remember who the target audience is for silly articles like this (and it ain’t the self-informing)

    • lan

      Highest average temp recorded over a brief period of time, unless you have data going back to the last ice age.

      • ckofaz

        Its the highest average temp since humans have been pumping millions of tons carbon into the atmosphere, anyone that doesn’t understand isn’t worth a conversation.

        • Dick Dumasszz

          Said the sheep. Sell your car. Next time you go to Hawaii ride your bike.

        • akabillybob

          Educate yourself, you look foolish with your canned Liberal talking points.
          Understand THIS:
          We are currently in an Ice age (Glacial Period).
          Scientists think we are in the Interglacial phase, but some think we may actually be in an interstadial phase. A Russian Astrophysicist in 1999 warned the entire world that the Earth would soon cool because of the solar minimum. Do you even know what the Milankovitch cycles are and how they play a significant role in Earths climate?

          • ckofaz

            Yes, its the impact of the Earth’s tilt and orbit on climate.
            I also know that its a theory, just as climate change is.
            The main difference is that climate change has a tremendous amount of data, analysis and consensus. As an educated person how can accept one theory and not another, especially when the one you discard has been verified and studied in extent of the human impact on our climate has been studied?

        • lan

          That’s like pissing in the ocean and saying the level changed. Stop listening to Algore and the other climate scare profiteers.

          • ckofaz

            It’s more like swimming in the public pool after 80 kids just relieved their bladders, its still mostly water but I bet you’d think twice about jumping in with your mouth open

        • sfchuck

          Are you even aware that the IPCC “scientists” have moved the ground-level temperature sensors away from their traditional locations and into urban heat islands? That’s why the temperature is “going up.”

    • Jim Foles

      The great lakes were under glacier ice before those dang plant eating dinosaurs changed to the paleo diet and started blasting out all that methane..

      • akabillybob

        You cannot educate the Liberally indoctrinated.

    • akabillybob

      Your comments sound very bigoted.
      Why is that?

      • ckofaz

        Bigoted is defined as: having or revealing an obstinate belief in the superiority of one’s own opinions and a prejudiced intolerance of the opinions of others.
        So yes, climate change deniers are morons

        • dudefromdixie

          You didn’t quote your source for that. I’m calling the liberal plagiarism police.

        • Jack Coyote

          Defines the climate nazis to a t.

  • zippy50

    Now you’ve gone and done it, you ignorant deniers. We all were supposed to have signed on to all the sky is falling crap by now so the climate change loons could claim that their fixes were already working. After all, they’re only trying to help.

  • Clam Dawgg

    Global warming claims are based on computer models that didn’t pan out. Temperature record keeping has happened for 130 years. The Earth has been warming and cooling for billions of years. That’s BILLIONS. The Earth isn’t going anywhere. We are.

  • Jim Foles

    Zero sunspots for 16 days… new cycle going to the cold side for 5.5 years now.

    • justin stark

      Thanks for ‘the tip’; albeit, entirely baseless.

      • akabillybob

        Derp.

        • justin stark

          God bless you.

      • Jim Foles

        The sun and UV rays have nothing to do with the planets temps??

        • justin stark

          ‘Sunspots’ stole my luggage.

  • TheSheepDogPatriot1776

    I believe it, where im at it has been pretty cool for july, hell in the next 5 days its not suppose to get over 75, which in the middle of july usually its around 85, average temp

    • justin stark

      You’re quite “the scientist”.

  • bobj

    Now really confused.
    Is it global warming, climate change or climate disruption?

    Oh wait! Just learned that the sky IS falling!! Whatever to do?

    • justin stark

      Put a chicken on your head.

      • bobj

        Another fairy tale.

  • ManfredtheWonderDog

    When I was in college in the late ’70s the radicals were apoplexic about global cooling. Time magazine had it on the cover. No science behind it, blind faith – just like the global warming. Now climate change so anything Chicken Little imagines will be within the scope of faux science. I trust in the Creator to sustain the globe just as He has promised to do, until He returns and then we will see global warming!

    • justin stark

      ‘Fire, not a flood, next time’, indeed. RAPID warming.

      • Jim Foles

        Because core samples of Greenland over a few hundred years showed a frozen time period, then farming period, then frozen, then farming… before we had a factory making anything.

  • dudefromdixie

    Couldn’t care less about the possible destruction of mankind due to global warming. But I’m terrified about the possibility of eight years of Hillary Clinton.

  • Rick Caird

    Anybody want to bet NASA will still come up with their “warmest year ever” series for 2016.

  • franc1sc0

    Have no fear, these are raw numbers; the adjusted numbers will be out soon and WILL show warming. My guess: The hottest June on record. 😉

  • slobotnavich

    The Alarmism Industry it the foremost growth industry in the world today, employing millions of professional alarmists who would otherwise remain unemployed and living entirely on the dole. Climate Science, a major in alarmism, actually counts in our tally of GDPs, which helps conceal the dismal reality that our nation is in a severe recession. If one were to back out the legions of PA’s (professional alarmists) from our employment stats we’d find that the true unemployment rate in our nation is closer to 15% than the officially-announced five. Throw in the hordes of state and federal employees, professional toadies, back-scratchers, skid-greasers, and bribery specialists, who mainly work to impede the efforts of our now-tiny productive sector, and a truly ugly picture emerges.

  • Snailmailtrucker

    Global Climate Change MatheMagicians !

  • Obama’s solution is to take our hard earned money and send it to foreign governments. He also wants to reduce our emissions but allowing the rest of the world to continue to pollute and put our country at a competitive disadvantage,

  • Snailmailtrucker

    The Main Stream Media and The Main Stream Scientific Community all agree
    in …. “THE GOLDEN RULE”
    He who has the Gold…. Makes the Rules !

  • Snugglesgodofdeath

    When they plug the “data” from past years into their “models” they get temperatures higher than what actually happened. Their computer models have been repeatedly proven inaccurate and that’s when we know the data they are using hasn’t been tampered with. Yet, the so-called “scientists” keep telling us how they are absolutely certain that they are right, that no further questions need be asked, and that we just have to accept that a socialist Communist Utopia is the only possible solution to save us from the Apocalypse.

  • 1mikejanz1

    Take that all you global warming deniers!

  • Ungawa

    Uh, o, some bodes going to get prosecuted for letting the cat out of the bag…..hehhheeeeeee

  • Ungawa

    My dick tracy ring just said the sky is falling

  • Brian Platt

    Come on now folks. Ignorance is NOT bliss. That’s just a saying. Learn some rudimentary statistics and engage those brains guys. You can do it!

  • Jack Coyote

    Quick start pumping more CO2 into the air. No less. No more. ahhhhh…..

    • ReadyToMoveOn

      Jack, I think you’re on to something! Everyone, inhale! Now exhale! Repeat!

  • Jack Frost

    The newest catastrophic threat to the planet (I just invented it) is called; “Bad Stuff”. If enough money isn’t spent by the wealthy nations of the planet on my special research, “Bad Stuff” is going to happen. It could be you stubbing your toe, or someone stealing your car, maybe someone somewhere might get a cold or the flu. This is all part of my “Bad Stuff” theory. It gets much worse… pretty much anything “Bad”. Send me money quick so I can research this!

  • Grandinquisitor1

    Were these Republican satellites?

  • Albert Einstein

    F- the experts. They know NOTHING about climate. Stop funding their lies, = stop employing demoncRATS. They are the corrupting force in everything, from the beginning of time.

  • sosyouroldman

    Gee, what a surprise! Climate Depot, the lackey of ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, the coal mining industry et al… has proven that 97% of climate scientists have ganged up in a nefarious worldwide conspiracy to foist the global warming myth on us poor souls along with, no doubt, trying to turn us all into socialistic, Muslim, pagan, homosexual vegetarians. Thanks for the heads-up, Mr. Morano!

  • JohnFerman

    The zero or negative chart shows an entirely fallacious application of statistics. With widely variable data one would expect a very large variance and calculated standard deviation. That is the assumed means would have very large standard errors. The coefficients in the two derived lines would also have large standard errors based on the data calculated varience (sum of squares). The aurhors might try applying the discrete cosine transform to the data.

  • Down Lowbama

    Cooler temperatures? In conjunction with a dormant solar cycle? MADNESS.

  • themonkey69

    I blame global warming for global cooling, because Al Gore and Micheal Moore said so.

  • JabberJoe

    Is this the day that “climate scientists” finally admit that they have no idea what the climate is doing, should be doing, will do and that they lie about what the climate has been doing because they have been wrong every single time they have said anything about the climate?

  • otlset

    To all who actually believe human activity is responsible for “climate change” (sosyouroldman, ckofaz, et al):

    What SHOULD the average global temperature be anyway? What would be the goal of any LEGISLATION that aims to control such temperatures in an effort to get to that goal (as if legislation could control the weather)?

    • Trzo9veuha

      Who gets to decide where to set the thermostat?

  • TED from Boston

    OMG, EVERYONE PANIC, global warming is here, polar bears (my cousins), start swimming….What?.., Wait, ..Global Cooling? …. Seriously?
    OMG Start panicking, we are cooling now, polar bears are going to FREEZE to death unless we give more $$$ to the Environmentalists and other mentally disturbed beggars. I’m heading to cave to wait out the ice age!

  • Archduke Ferdinand

    Dur, umm, cooling is simply a part of the warming process.

  • rocketride

    I guess it’s time to ‘throw another log on the fire’.

  • Trzo9veuha

    Global warming, global cooling, climate change — no matter what you call it it is a TAX, not science.

    • otlset

      And a useless tax, as it would accomplish absolutely nothing. Except of course lay the groundwork for the UN to further their aims to control the rest of the world.

      • Big-Stu

        Agenda 21.

  • Larry Dickman

    Well, one way or another, we are all GOING TO DIE!

  • Nita Shafer

    The Author is obviously a Hater. A right-wing natzi neo-con bigot hater flat earther. Tin hat wearing bitter clinger holding on to his guns and religion. Right Obamabots – Envirowackos ?

  • Big-Stu

    Communist agenda driven nonsense meant to control the sheeple.

  • geosdb

    The Ministry of Truth says it was __!!Always!!__ about Global Cooling. Carbon Dioxide and Methane are two of the major “LeakHouse” gasses and we must reduce our emissions.

    It’s “Settled Science!” Over 90 percent of those receiving government grants to study this agree that they need more government grants or else we may all freeze to death. If this freezing isn’t halted, our oceans will drop and we won’t have any water in the San Francisco Bay, the East River, or Al Gore’s swimming pool.

  • Libtards should just call it Climate Disaster and then they won’t have to re-brand it every few years!

  • bvikay

    Duh? What will it be next week? These “scientists” are all nuts. How did we survive without all this “data”? Geez.

  • Larry Lawless

    “Well there goes the neighborhood Maggie”

  • Ricky Michael

    OH-Lord. The sun is going to go out next!

  • tmorro

    Bush’s fault. No doubt about it now.

  • captain psychedelic

    Dont worry, the actual measured data can be “revised” later if it doesnt fit the model. We’ve seen it before…

  • American Voter

    Quick – restart production of the Ford Excursion SUV! The science is settled.

  • TheQuickening

    I wonder how long it will before we hear demands for “global cooling” taxes from .gov?

  • Jedd McHead

    Warmer, cooler, whatever. If the climate NEVER changed then that would be what the hysterical reactionaries would be hysterically reacting to.

  • 0_0

    Al Gore can suck it!

  • edgeplayer

    I guess I can buy that new SUV now.

    • disqus_ZoTkgnnndJ

      Well, plants need Co2 anyway! So, why not?

  • disqus_ZoTkgnnndJ

    So, can we get our incandescent light bulbs back now? Especially the BR40 bulbs for recessed lights. Thanks to our noble government, you cannot buy any BR40 bulbs above 65 watts, and those don’t put out any light.

  • Steve Phillips

    Well, Whoop-T-Doo! What difference does it make – Global Warming, or Global Cooling? The solutions are always the same: 1) expansion of government; 2) less personal freedom; 3) imposition of a carbon tax; and 4) institution of a global income tax, to be administered by the UN. Just shut your mouth and stand in line, Comrade!

  • IvanaMarlaMelania

    Good work Leo! Flying that Gulfstream all over the globe to various climate rallies has paid off!

  • Spunkstein

    This demonstrates that we have damaged the Sun and it is slowly dying. Poor sun, Poor Earth, damn humans. Go ahead and deny it Sun killers.

    • IvanaMarlaMelania

      Is there some sort of tax that we can force upon the masses for solar restoration?

      • Spunkstein

        Of course, there is a tax to fix everything. We can call it a Universal tax if you wish.

        • IvanaMarlaMelania

          This tax should only be imposed on consumers in industrialized nations to sort of level the playing field. And the DNC should somehow get a cut of the action.

  • Sarah Angel

    Meaningless without discussing geoengineering.
    geoengineeringwatch.org

  • jakartaman

    Been saying for years we are due for a medial freeze
    Its always been the big yellow thing in the sky and always will!!!

    • Aaron_Burr

      Nah – what’s 170 Petawatts (that’s 170,000,000,000,000 watts for you warmists) of solar radiation per second hitting the upper atmosphere possibly got to do with it!

  • Tony

    OK, cue the “climate change” nut jobs. First it was cooling (in the 1970’s; I remember it well); then it was warming. Then morphed into “change” (but, warming accounted for any cooling; of course!). Now what? Will the cooling account for any warming?

  • STAN

    Gore must be peeing his shorts about now

    • Aaron_Burr

      I hope his nuts freeze!

  • Dee Dee Dee

    Oh no. Global cooling. I suggest they give tax breaks to purchase Hummers, tax the crap out of Smart cars, ban electric cars, mandate air pollution, throw recyclers in jail, arrest global cooling deniers, and extort money from third world countries.

    • Spunkstein

      Yes, but what do we do about the global warming deniers of now? Surely, we can’t just give them credibility. I’m sure there is a humane way of erasing them.

  • Barack Mugabe

    The speech had been proceeding for perhaps twenty minutes when a messenger hurried on to the platform and a scrap of paper was slipped into the speaker’s hand. He unrolled and read it without pausing in his speech. Nothing altered in his voice or manner, or in the content of what he was saying, but suddenly the names were different. Without words said, a wave of understanding rippled through the crowd. Oceania was at war with Eastasia! The next moment there was a tremendous commotion. The banners and posters with which the square was decorated were all wrong! Quite half of them had the wrong faces on them. It was sabotage! The agents of Goldstein had been at work!

  • Fed Up

    Lies, only by reducing the lifestyle of the middle class while the elite continue their jet setting ways can we save Gaia!!!

  • adakjak

    Paging Al Gore .the bore .
    WTF Gore the bore ? Beam him up Scotty!!

  • adakjak

    Follow up .
    does this mean sharks are NOT going to be eating as many “migrant invaders” in the Med . going to the ex-EU ?

  • Texas Arcane

    Welcome to Earth, foolish Homo Sapiens. The sane have been expecting this because it is the end of the Holocene.

    I pity you grasshoppers when you find out what natural conditions are like on this planet. It is not “global warming” you need to worry about.

  • Michael K

    According to Gore “The Earth has a fever”. Well you know how a fever makes you shiver? The earth is shivering ? Yeah that’s the ticket.

  • Frizz

    It’s all those Volts on the road! No matter, it’s just means that “climate change” is real. It used to be common conversational banter to say, “if you don’t like the weather, stick around, it’ll change!” but now, the hockey sticker’s want to make a federal case out of it, literally!

  • Ping2007

    Snap!

  • DollarFray

    “Green programs would see plenty of green under President Barack Obama’s proposed $4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2016.

    The White House is seeking to ramp up federal funding for clean energy and energy-efficiency programs, also calling for increased regulation of oil and gas drilling and a boost for a U.N. climate fund. The priorities fall in line with Obama’s second-term focus on cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, addressing climate change and readying the country for the effects of global warming.

    http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/02/02/obama-budget-spends-big-on-climate-clean-energy

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  • Straight Facts Only

    THE SKEPTICS ARE RIGHT AND ALWAYS KNEW IT The planets orbit the sun and, just like the hands of a clock are once in a while so much closer to each other that all their gravitational pull acts on the sun from the same quadrant of the sky instead of being in positions relative to each other that leave the net effect as more or less zero over a several month moving average average. The .Rayleigh Benard cells in the sun can not convect as efficiently when the planets are not cancelling each other’s up dragging effect. Convection needs not only heat from beneath but also gravitational pull towards the centre of the sun to keep the rate of fusion more or less constant over a several month moving average.The sun is also cooled by the same process that circulates and mixes the fuel .The gap between each planetary synod is usually about 180 years sometimes 130 years.

    • CHR

      The “Global Warming” myth is also used to support Global Government arguments. Every problem that crosses borders can be used to justify Globalist fantasies.

  • Demillo

    Well it didn’t happen, it was freaking HOT!!!! In June 2016

  • Demillo

    So Brad, whcaoperator48,