Friday, December 7, 2007

Global warming causes blizzards; school children and teachers rejoice.




Snow on Mount Ida

National Review online notes that Global warming saps hurricane strength.


It apparently causes heavy snow too.


My office has a project in upstate New York; a team just spent a week there. (Tragically, I was unable to go.) On their return they reported the area is having snow earlier and heavier than usual. It's global warming. Lake Erie hasn't frozen over yet; so the open water generates more lake effect snow.


The first computer game I ever purchased was SimEarth. It was a cool little toy. The user's guide included a long appendix on the Gaia hypothesis, with a discussion on what might cause an ice age. Snow has a high albedo; it reflects a lot of sunlight, which reduces the energy in the atmopsphere and cools the earth. More snowfall, less melting.


Global warming causes glaciation.


The good news is, the rising sea level will fall.


Breaking news: Earthquake in Bali. I blame all the Gulfstreams parked there for the UN Global Climate conference.

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