'Jeff Masters says that this winter’s cold is due to global warming.
It is important that we learn to distinguish between natural cold, global cooling cold, and global warming cold. The chart below makes the distinctions abundantly clear.'
Masters: 'Expect the unprecedented – that is kind of my watch words, when you disturb the climate like we have, we are going to see a lot of crazy weather events and that sure has been the case over the last few years.'
'The GOP lost the 2008 election, and there have been no hurricanes in Florida since then. Masters points out that in a worst-case scenario, the 'Tampa Bay convention center would go under 20 feet of water, and St. Petersburg would become an island, as occurred during the 1848 hurricane': So they had a really bad hurricane in 1848, when CO2 was 280 PPM'