'The permanent corn belt drought is over -- Arctic ice is very close to normal -- Antarctic ice is above normal -- Arctic temperatures are at a record low for this time of year -- Longest period since the Civil War without a major hurricane landfall in the U.S .-- Despite the fact that there is zero evidence supporting their position, our apocalyptic friends continue to ramp up the BS – with full support from the White House.'
'U.S. government data show that wildfires are at a 10-year low. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, there were 13,115 fires between January 1st and May 3rd of this year, which burnt a total of 153,277 acres — about half as much as burned last year. This is lowest spring for wildfires since 2004, according to NIFC. 'Wildfire activity remains light throughout the US. Two new large fires were reported this week and one was contained,' according to the latest update from NFIC.
Taylor: 'What we know for a fact is the number of wildfires in U.S. is on a 35 year downward trend and the total number of acres burned this fire season is below the 10-year average. We know from peer reviewed studies that soil moisture has increased for a century. Here you have the rhetoric of the left vs. the science and the facts and the data that shows we are not facing a crisis'
'Paper published in Geophysical Research Letters reconstructs annual area burned in Northern Rockies from 1626 to 2008 and finds the periods of greatest fire activity were in the early 1600's and during the period 1929-1945, both of which had 'safe' levels of CO2 below 350 ppm'