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NY Times: “Unusual Amounts of Snow or Lack of Snow are all Signs of Global Warming”

Posted By admin On February 12, 2010 @ 10:14 am In Featured Stories,Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

NY Times Blog [1]
Friday, February 12, 2010

RELATED: Global Warming Doublespeak: Snowmageddon Blizzards Are Part Of Heating Trend [2]

Jonathan Rose is chairman of the board of the Garrison Institute, president of Jonathan Rose Companies and board member of the Natural Resources Defense Council.

The Earth is warming, which is changing weather patterns and often causing localized weather volatility as opposed to localized warming. Extreme storms, droughts, intense rains, unusual amounts of snow or lack of snow are all signs of global warming. People know the weather is getting less predictable. They call it “weird weather.”

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NY Times: Unusual Amounts of Snow or Lack of Snow are all Signs of Global Warming 190110banner4 [3]

Washington has just broken snowfall records, but even so, economic risks feel much more immediate than climate volatility, complicating climate legislation.

Progressives criticize cap and trade for giving too much to coal, nuclear, corn and other special interests and not enough to ordinary people facing higher energy costs. Conservatives criticize it for creating another burdensome government program when the economy has enough problems. The Senate has to somehow balance these concerns. The proposed Cantwell-Collins CLEAR Act might help move us forward, but it might be a long road in the current political environment.

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[1] NY Times Blog: http://roomfordebate.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/11/global-warming-and-weather-psychology/

[2] Global Warming Doublespeak: Snowmageddon Blizzards Are Part Of Heating Trend : http://www.prisonplanet.com../global-warming-doublespeak-snowmageddon-blizzards-are-part-of-heating-trend.html

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[4] Snow Chaos: And They Still Claim It’s Global Warming: http://www.prisonplanet.com/snow-chaos-and-they-still-claim-its-global-warming.html

[5] ABC Blames Global Warming for Extreme Cold Temperatures and Snow: http://www.prisonplanet.com/abc-blames-global-warming-for-extreme-cold-temperatures-and-snow.html

[6] Diane Sawyer : Wind, Rain And Snow Caused By Global Warming: http://www.prisonplanet.com/diane-sawyer-wind-rain-and-snow-caused-by-global-warming.html

[7] Climate scientists come to terms with the lack of global warming: http://www.prisonplanet.com/climate-scientists-come-to-terms-with-the-lack-of-global-warming.html

[8] Global Warming? Berlin sees most snow in December since 1900s: http://www.prisonplanet.com/global-warming-berlin-sees-most-snow-in-december-since-1900s.html

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