Especially if you live in New Mexico, you might think Climate Activists have lost the power of critical thought, and you’d be right; here are some reasons why.
Robert W. Endlich
Acknowledgements: In 2015 Michael Wallace pointed out to me that the Kort et al Methane map published in the 16 Sep 2014 GRL publication “Four corners: The largest US methane anomaly viewed from space,” did not match up with other Methane maps which correctly showed large Methane concentrations in east Texas’ swamps. Dave Tofsted helped with my 18 Jun 2016 presentation on Methane Madness, and this post.
The rise of Climate Activism came about in the late 20th century; there is a good discussion of the history of this topic by the Science and Public Policy Institute (SPPI).
Natural Rainfall, Excessive Runoff, and Lousy Drainage, Not Human-Caused CO2-fueled Global Warming
By Robert W. Endlich
FLOODING IN NEW YORK CITY
As the remnants of what, days before, had been Hurricane Ida passed by the New York City Metro area the evening of 1 Sep 2021, the skies opened up and in spots it poured, as an anticipated heavy rain event crossed the region near sunset. Thunderstorms, fed by water vapor evaporating from
historically the warmest waters of the year offshore, in New York Bay and the nearby Atlantic Ocean, even brought some tornadoes as the unstable air was made even more unstable by convergence of the air at the surface. Overwater winds came onshore to terrain filled with high-rise apartments and skyscrapers built to enable the highest numbers of humans to live and work in the New York City Metropolitan Area, home to over 8 million souls, Continue reading “Post-Hurricane Ida’s deadly rain event in New York City”
In describing the errors in the Fourth National Climate Assessment, ‘NCA4’, I’ll use the words from the Executive Summary which purport to link climate changes in the USA to global climate change.
The first claim, “The last few years have also seen record-breaking, climate-related weather extremes,“ is shown to be false, simply by examining climate records, some from the National Climate Data Center.