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Send some global warming to Canada

From Canadian Friends:



And since it’s the weekend. For fun. Imagine memorizing his lines?

Who is that man?

ANSWER: Paul Whitehouse, thanks to Great Aunt Janet.

PS: If the movies don’t show above, try another browser. Sigh. Not Firefox.

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    Jojodogfacedboy

    Thinking warm thoughts in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada this morning at minus 28 Celsius this morning.
    I am fortunate to be well insulated and have a good furnace and some good heaters placed around.

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      Yonniestone.

      Brisbane 29C – Muskoka 28C = +1

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        MM from Canada

        No, Yonniestone, it’s a 57C degree difference, not a 1C degree difference.

        It was MINUS 28C this morning in Muskoka, not plus 28C.

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          Graeme#4

          And the world is worrying about a 1.5 degree temperature rise over the next 30 years….

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            Graeme No.3

            Especially as it is currently (with all that warming) cooler than it was 1,000 (or 2,000 or 6,000) years ago. When they dispute that suggest they fact check you by searching Holocene temperatures graphs. I don’t know if Google has censored those (I gave up using them a long time ago but some other search engine should find them), and I assume that Wikipedia has.

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        another ian

        To do a bit of borrowing

        “You call that a comparison?”

        A couple of summers ago I was in correspondence with Koo (King of Obsolete) who lives at Lynn Lake – at the end of the road north in Manitoba.

        I had a photo of 49 degrees on our verandah. He was also at 49.

        BUT

        Mine was + and his was -. And with wind chill he was about -54 IIRC.

        So that day looks like we broke the ton.

        So what’s this about 1.5 degrees?

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      Alexb

      I have spent most of my life in a cold and unforgiving Canada.
      Raise you two points on a cold Muskoka morning to a ball clenching Parry Sound winter.

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      Deano

      Yes but it’s the hottest January the 9th so far this year.

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      jpm

      I am from Sudbury Ontario, now living on the NSW south coast. We have to put up with 29deg C today. It is a hard life but someone has to do it. I don’t think that I will move back to those conditions in Ont.!
      It sometimes goes down to 5 deg C here but we put up with it.
      John

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    red edwards

    “Take off, to the Great White North;
    “Take off, it’s a beauty way to go.”

    Bob and Doug McKensie

    Nice to see they are getting some nice weather this summer. . . . 😀

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    grant

    That skit is 7 years old. I saw it when it first appeared and have watched it at least a dozen times since, recommending it to all my friends and acquaintances. It is a classic and I can still relate as I sit here in warmer (from recently) -24C daytime temperature looking at a possible high of -2C in only 4 days from now in Saskatoon, Canada…courtesy of Environment Canada.

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    Alex

    The universe is composed of rotating bodies rotating around other bodies.
    Our moon rotates on itself and on an orbit around Earth in an ~18 year Metonic cycle. The Babylonians had discovered this cycle.

    Our planet rotates on itself every day (of course) and circles the sun every year (of course). Eight other planets of different size and mass circle the sun on different orbits in a system we refer to as the solar system.

    The solar system is a tiny dot on the map of the galaxy that it forms part of. This galaxy rotates on itself once every ~200 million years.

    The interaction and forces impacting on our tiny tiny planet and its climate by this massive system cannot be imagined, let alone calculated, but we all know that we’re all gonna die from a doubling CO2 in our atmosphere.

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      John+R+Smith

      “we’re all gonna die from a doubling CO2 in our atmosphere”
      You are failing to mention that this will affect minority populations of color to a much greater extent.

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        Alex

        Oops. I forgot that one. Thanks for reminding. And to add to that, something that I need to say because it is so important especially to dog lovers, my 13 year old dog died of climate change. In fact it belonged to a breed that do not exceed a life span of 13 years in a world where the climate is changing.

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        TedM

        “You are failing to mention that this will affect minority populations of color to a much greater extent.” and non Christian religions.

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      Mal

      The earths rotation makes my day. lol

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      Bill+In+Oz

      Well put Alex !
      I stealing this as a BOM Weather watch post

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    John Hultquist

    I’ve ordered “global warming” — actually only the Prairie Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta for March 25th.
    I’m sure our Canadian friends will do fine until then. They stockpile warmth each fall:
    https://distiller.com/lists/the-top-canadian-rye-whiskies

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      Lance

      That was M4GW, Minnesotans 4 Global Warming, that you referenced.

      “The 12 days of Global Warming” is also a classic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmPSUMBrJoI

      I lived in LaCrosse Wisconsin for a time, just over the border from La Crescent MN.
      – 40 C wind chill was common in winter. -20C still air temps. It was brutal.

      Needless to say, I don’t live there any longer.

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    OriginalSteve

    Bring back Hoges……and Kenny Everett…

    Essential viewing for all snowflakes and woke afflicted weenies…..

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TNAAotIy-Qc

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BekDvBVtbko

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    clarence.t

    but … isn’t Tru-d’oh at the very front line of the “keep-the-world-cold” campaign?

    Never could understand why Canadians would want to stop even a mythical warming !

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    el+gordo

    Adani is out, so the GBR becomes the battleground at the next election.

    ‘The government agency that oversees the Great Barrier Reef has warned it is at risk of another summer of coral bleaching as the major parties prepare for an election campaign clash over management of the natural wonder.

    ‘Visiting Queensland on Friday, Labor leader Anthony Albanese attacked the government’s environmental record as he pledged $163 million for conservation and to dismantle the controversial Great Barrier Reef Foundation championed by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.’ (SMH)

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      Harves

      “Visiting Queensland on Friday, Labor leader Anthony Albanese attacked the government’s environmental record as he pledged $163 million for conservation and to dismantle the controversial Great Barrier Reef Foundation championed by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.’ (SMH)”

      What? You mean they’ve already spent the $444 million laundered by Turnbull to the GBR Foundation – a six person charity?

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      Ronin

      Dismantle the GBRF ?, great, does that mean we get out $444M back.

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        Harves

        Apparently it will only cost a $163m payment to Labor’s mates to get the $444m back from Turnbull’s mates.

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    David Maddison

    Brilliant acting for both but how did the actor (name?) in the second one remember both the lines and a convincing accent and delivery for all those languages? And it wasn’t a voice-over either.

    Of course, it’s probably regarded by the Left as “racist” or “cultural appropriation” or some other imagined sin.

    Have you ever seen Leftist “comedy”, especially “feminist” “comedy”? It’s vomit-worthy. Even most Leftists hate it.

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    el+gordo

    ‘Australia will be the biggest beneficiary of Indonesia’s ban on the export of thermal coal, and Fitch says it could even lead to local exports to China resuming.’ (Oz)

    What does Indonesia expect to gain from the export ban on thermal coal?

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    MM from Canada

    It’s a balmy -11C with an extra -6C of wind chill here in my town.

    On the plus side, that IS warmer than it was a week ago, when the wind chill brought it down to -32C.

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    TdeF

    In Melbourne, we have had a few hot days. Last week. And some tropical rain. The weather report is random. 95% chance of rain means 95% chance it will rain somewhere else, maybe.

    And we have neither car airconditioner worked. Not used for two years and things get stuck. And house airconditioning is a problem. The least of which is that remote control batteries were flat. New noises. And very confused electronics for systems which have been used continuously for heating, not cooling.

    Where is this Global Warming? We are paying billions and getting nothing. Or does it mean that just building useless windmills actually solves the problem? I am starting to understand Easter Island. It’s what happens when Greens get control.

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      Great+Aunt+Janet

      It must be because ‘the price of carbon is soaring’. We all know that selling imaginary stuff to make some green corporates rich will save the world somehow, and then you can forget your few hot days.
      https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2022-01-09/carbon-price-soars-again-as-farmers-adapt-to-new-rules/100743222

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      el+gordo

      ‘Where is this Global Warming?’

      Australia just had its coolest tear in a decade, so the AGW signal is muted, but the zealots reckon the heats gone into the oceans. Marine heatwaves are becoming more noticeable.

      https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/ocean/surface/currents/overlay=sea_surface_temp_anomaly/orthographic=-169.28,0.32,265

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        KP

        If that graphic is based on NOAA figures they can’t be trusted. Kevin Long published their graphics one week apart showing they had changed the baseline to make the oceans more red and less blue at the same temperatures.

        So, how do they show the heat gets into the oceans? From the atmosphere? A gas warming a liquid? I suggest they look at the unnoticed elephant in the room, the planetary alignments and the heat getting given off by the Earth’s core as it gets squeezed this way and that.

        More rain in recent years or less? All that heat the oceans lose when water evaporates…

        Its very hard to find any sign of global warming, and certainly it doesn’t exist at their predicted levels.

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          el+gordo

          ‘ … the heat getting given off by the Earth’s core …’

          Are we looking at undersea volcanoes releasing the heat? What happens to boiling water at great depth in the abysmal oceans?

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            KP

            A good question El-G, I’m sure it doesn’t exist! In fact at 3000psi, or 200atmospheres, water boils at 700degF, 370degC. That’s the critical temperature for water and it won’t form vapour above that, only 2000m deep in the ocean.

            More importantly. while undersea volcanoes give all those marine biologists something to do, a few million sq Km of seafloor being only 10 or 20deg hotter than the water would have a bigger effect but not be noticeable on the surface. We have no idea of what is happening down there.

            So, I read recently that the moon raises a bulge on the Earth’s surface of about 8inches at perigee. Anyone add anything to that?

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        RickWill

        but the zealots reckon the heats gone into the oceans.

        The observation is correct. Oceans are getting warmer. It is a consequence of the net water cycle slowing down, reducing the ocean upwelling of cold, deep water.

        In fact, the correct way to describe what is being observed is that the oceans are “retaining more heat”. Oceans cannot be warmed from the surface radiation. Peak ocean heat uptake occurs when surface temperature is between 29 and 30C. Extra heat ALL goes into evaporating water that increases upwelling. The evaporated water forms clouds that blocks sunlight so the surface insolation literally crashes once the surface temperature exceeds 30C.

        Global ocean surface temperature is almost constant. The global ocean surface temperature is the inverse of the surface heat input because extra surface heat increases evaporation and the upwelling cools the surface.

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          TdeF

          The oceans cannot ‘steal’ the predicted warming from the air without the air actually getting hotter. How long would it take to make cup of tea by blowing air +1C warmer over water at room temperature? The most you could get is to warm the water by +1C and that may never happen.

          And the oceans are not a 2D thing like the atmosphere, for example air temperature drops 1C for every 100 metres and at a mile high, like Colorado, you have 30% less air. So most of the weight in the atmosphere is really close to the ground but the density of water is constant. The point being that all the alleged heating is close to the ground. And it’s only +1C? In human terms, not detectable.

          Plus you have 1400x the heat capacity of the atmosphere in the oceans. (3.5km at 1 atmosphere per km, so 350x and 3x the specific heat). No part of the ocean is under 0C. In fact the ocean is not under 4C anywhere.

          The very idea that the air is heating the ocean somehow is ridiculous. Stealing the heat? How? And how would that tiny amount of heat change ocean temperatures? The first ten meters of ocean equal the weight of the entire atmosphere!

          Rather the oceans contain the result of hundreds of thousands of years of continuous solar input, with little leaving. The heat cannot escape.

          However the ocean currents are really 3D. UP and DOWN as well as major swirling currents like the Gulf Stream. I remember in the Bosphorous which is a river of 20km connecting the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, perhaps the world’s busiest water way, there are two currents in two directions, one above the other. And with them, huge amounts of energy in each direction.

          My point is that the oceans control our air temperature, not the other way around. You cannot interpret surface changes only.
          However upwelling and sinking of major ocean currents carries a fantastic amount of thermal energy, far more than the atmosphere itself contains.

          And as has been proven by Professor Weiss with blind Fourier analysis, you can explain all the last few hundreds years perfectly with only two ocean osciallyations and one solar cycle. The idea that anything much else is involved is completely unnecessary.

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            TdeF

            Consider how whenever ‘Climate Scientists’ fail, they blame El Nino, La Nina, the Indian Dipole and more. All ocean currents. And with them massive amounts of thermal energy. These control the evaporation and so the rain. Oceans control all our weather but being humans, we think of two things, the ocean surface and the air around us and nothing more. We look to these things for explanations but these surface effects are of no consequence in determining temperatures on the surface because they are effects not causes.

            Also consider how much the water surface temperature changes on a clear/cool night. Very little at even a tiny depth in the ocean. But in the middle of a desert on a clear night? Perhaps -60C. What that tells you is that there is almost no energy stored in the air. It all radiates away. That is impossible in water which is not only a huge store of thermal energy but cannot cool by radiation. It never gets hot enough.

            There are only three ways you can move heat. Conduction, radiation and convection. For the ocean conduction and radiation are slow to impossible. So convection or ocean ‘currents’ controls our world, great swirling currents in 3D. The oceans cover 3/4 of the planet. (Antarctica is under 3.5Km of water) If you want a climate model which works, model the ocean currents. No one does. The surface energy of planet earth is stored in the oceans! Almost none in the air. It is water in the form of clouds which traps the radiant heat, not CO2.

            My last point is that CO2 in the atmosphere is controlled entirely by ocean surface temperature, simple Physical Chemistry, not Rocket Science. This is well known to everyone. Warm beer does not absorb CO2! Warm beer goes flat. The IPCC would have us believe that CO2 sticks in the air and so we must have ‘carbon neutrality’. This is absolute rubbish and denial of simple science. CO2 is in very rapid equilibrium. Carbon Neutrality is fake science, childish logic based on a complete lack of understanding, even denial of the equilibrium which controls physical systems.

            O2 goes into the ocean on a massive scale or fish would drown. And CO2 is 30x as soluble, but the IPCC pretends it is insoluble and in the IPCC report, the time for even half the CO2 to enter the ocean is 80 years! That also does not pass the pub test. And it is not a throwaway figure. This 80 years for CO2 is used to grade all their alleged ‘green house gases’. It is a foundation figure and obviously completely wrong. Ask the fish.

            How the IPCC gets away with this is beyond my understanding, but it is clear that any scientist who points out the bleeding obvious is fired and cancelled. Dr. Peter Ridd was crucified for daring to suggest that the ocean acidification and barrier reef dying clowns at JCU were lying. It was ‘uncollegiate’ to even hint at this. And the university found Dr. Munday did nothing wrong with his unreproducible experiments. Of course they did. But he is no longer ‘with them’.

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          el+gordo

          ‘Oceans are getting warmer.’

          Mainly through these warm blobs, which can be accounted for.

          ‘This type of long-lasting high-pressure system is associated with a phenomenon known as atmospheric blocking, and it’s one of the most common drivers of marine heatwaves — and heatwaves over land, too. Atmospheric blocking leads to sparse cloud cover and relatively calm winds.’ (Nature)

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            TdeF

            The idea that the air can heat the water below is not reasonable. Just try heating water by blowing hot air over it, say a glass of water with a hair dryer. Good luck.

            Not only is the total weight of the atmosphere matched by the first 10 metres of water, the specific heat of the water is 3x that of the air. So in terms of heat capacity the entire atmosphere only corresponds to the top 3 metres/10 feet of water. That’s only tide and wave size. Rather the water heats or cools the air, not the other way around. And the air gets cold at night, much colder than the water below. Being near the coast means warmer winters and cooler summers.

            A hot day for humans is 40C. But the smallest amount of water can cool us down. Sure in shallow still areas like the Red Sea or estuaries, the water can get noticeably warmer, up to 34C but it hardly matters. The total water in such areas is of no consequence across the vast deep oceans and such heat is easily absorbed. And the ocean is the world’s biggest solar battery, absorbing and rarely releasing incident heat. A +1C change in ocean temperature across the world corresponds to a +1400C change in air temperature. +1C is not going to do it.

            Yes, the warming in the Caribbean is transmitted to heat the entire of Europe with the Gulf Stream or London would be Moscow. Both have a summer high of 38 but Moscow reaches -40C and London only ever -16. Water is the key to all climates, from the Monsoons of India to the tropical storms hitting Australia at present, even reaching 40 South with torrential rain.

            So water controls the weather by convection, ocean currents not conduction to the air above. Evaporation takes heat with it, creating the storm systems. Without water there would be few storms.

            Heating the water is not the result of a few hot summer days which can occur anywhere. Even the North Pole can reach 23C but the ice does not melt until you get far away from the North Pole. And ocean currents have huge effect on floating ice. It is what is under the ice which matters.

            One of the great mysteries of ice is that an ice block may melt but a huge ice block has to melt from the outside and that is a very slow process. Early American speculators in Maryland made billions selling large ice blocks, even shipping ice to Singapore and Rio De Janeiro. It is a fascinating story because they had to get their own fleets because people believed the ice would turn to water and melt quickly in the tropics.

            Again that is because we humans have become used to ice in very small blocks. A floating iceberg can make it into the tropics.

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              TdeF

              More on the huge trade in ice blocks in the 19th century, because they did not melt easily.

              “At its peak at the end of the 19th century, the U.S. ice trade employed an estimated 90,000 people in an industry capitalised at $28 million ($660 million in 2010 terms),[a] using ice houses capable of storing up to 250,000 tons (220 million kg) each”

              A lot of the scare about Climate Change is based on the idea that ice melts easily and quickly. It doesn’t. Nor can you heat the oceans with a few hot days.

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              el+gordo

              Love the ice block story, good science education.

              ‘The idea that the air can heat the water below is not reasonable.’

              If we discount the blocking high pressure as a cause of warmer SST, then can we postulate the heat is coming from the ocean deep?

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                TdeF

                Yes.

                The oceans are never colder than 4C at any depth. And at even a short distance down, seasons do not exist. Storms do not exist. But gravitation forces exist and water is free to move and hits land and circulates and moves up and down, moving vast amounts of heat around. This is by far the greatest solar heat bank on earth and it is very mobile. Ignoring it is nuts.

                And given that a lot of the Northern Hemisphere above the Tropic of Cancer is very cold in winter. 4C is relatively warm and represents and unbelievable amount of heat. The path of the huge currents caused by the earth’s rotation is critical and dependent on the land which bounds the oceans.

                It is no surprise then that the observed regular 65 year ocean cycles of the PDO (Pacific Decadal Oscillation) and AMO (Atlantic Multi Decadal Oscillation) have determined the temperature of the planet combined with the one big Solar 250 year Oscillation (De Vries). With these two cycles, we can fit all known data very well and even predict the recent warming accurately. No climate model could do that. Unfortunately we also predict a rapid fall, so that last year in 2021 the planet temperature is back to what it was in 1980! You will not read that in the mass media. Global Warming is over! We are cooling rapidly, as predicted by models which work.

                You would think the fantsy atomospheric only ‘models’ of the Climate pushers would have to explain why they can predict nothing and even temperature for the last 34 years. It’s a single variable! But they explain their failure with ocean currents. It’s a silly excuse. Our models do not work because the biggest climate forces known to man are not included and unpredictable?

                So you have to think, what if the ocean currents are the major force in climate? And you would be right. CO2, even the atmosphere is of little consequence. If the sun turned off tomorrow, the oceans would take a very long time to cool but the land would be quickly frozen. Water is the greatest store of solar energy on the planet. The thin air can vary 50C in a single day, an effect not a cause.

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                TdeF

                And more on the insulation of ice. I was amazed at one scientist who having drilled an ice core, lowered a themometer into the hole and found it a perfect record of ancient temperatures, matching all previous data. In other words ice at depth is so insulated from the outside world that the temperature has not changed for tens of thousands of years. Water is not only a great way to store energy, it is a great insulator. Anyone who thinks glaciers or Antarctica are melting quickly is thinking of ice in a glass of lemonade, not the Antarctic continent which is a block of ice 3.5Km high on land twice the size of Australia in a climate which varies from -25C in summer to -50C in winter. It’s not going anywhere soon, even if we have a hot summer in Melbourne, which is unlikely.

                And the same scientist agreed with a temperature increase, but he said from “probably the lowest point we have had in the last ten thousand years.” These are real scientists, not Tim Flannery.

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                TdeF

                No idea why someone gave this comment a red thumb? I can only assume this was unintended as the comment is only reasonable and in fact a comment and a question.

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                el+gordo

                Its just a bot, don’t take offence.

                I agree totally with your comments regarding the PDO and AMO, they are the main drivers of climate change.

                What I don’t know is why the PDO went negative in the first decade of this century and then returned to neutral for a decade? It has now returned to negative.

                The other thing which has me perplexed, why was the PDO so positive during the LIA?

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      GreatAuntJanet

      Good site! And ah, to hear Leonard Nimoy warning us about the coming ice age! Much scarier than global warming.

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    Neville

    I’ve asked this question forever, but I never get a response much, even from our blog donkeys.
    How come if we’re facing the worst climate or EXISTENTIAL threat EVER, do we also have the healthiest and wealthiest global citizens in 200,000 years?
    And how come the population can explode globally from 3.7 bn in 1970 to 7.8 bn and YET life expectancy has increased from 56.5 yrs to 73 yrs? IN JUST 50 YEARS?
    And how can our poorest continent Africa explode in pop from 363 mil in 1970 to 1370 mil today or nearly 4 times the pop of 1970?
    This isn’t supposition but REAL DATA and yet our so called scientists choose this very time to tell us we are facing an imminent EXISTENTIAL THREAT.
    And how come our so called leader of the free world swallows this delusional garbage and claims we can “feel their EXISTENTIAL threat in our bones”?
    Anyone have a sensible answer for any of the above data and WHY this is the first time we can quote these unbelievable numbers in 200 K years? Please tell us what’s wrong with our climate today?
    Fair dinkum I wonder about our so called big brains sometimes.

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    Neil+Crafter

    I simply cannot imagine why any single person in Canada would want their climate to be any colder than it is now. It beggars belief.

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    RickWill

    I listened to the 8am news in the car this morning. I tuned into their ABC because I knew the news was on the hour.

    I did my little bit of lake paddling and returned to the car at 8:40am with radio still on ABC to hear a woman describe how she had been on the land in Australia since 1956 and had made meticulous records of the seasons – rainfall and temperature. She stated there was a definite cyclic pattern with a year or two of really good weather that led to about 5 years of dry weather leading to drought which was eventually broken by flooding. The cycles may be getting a bit longer but not notably so.

    What got the program host in a bit of knot was the information about the deceased husband being on the same land since the early 1930s and he described how birds would just drop dead out of the sky back in those days. The woman said that she had never observed the same thing in the past 60+ years that she had been on the land. The host tried to dismiss it by saying that if the birds died then they were no longer around to drop out of the sky but the woman informed him there were still plenty of birds. Implying the conditions were not as severe now as back in the 1930s.

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      Harves

      By tomorrow their ABC will have posted climate modelling that shows that no birds dropped out of the skies in the 1930s.

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      el+gordo

      Sanity being uttered at our ABC, never thought I would see the day. On the discussion of models, CB is a voice crying in the wilderness on blocking.

      ‘Climate models have biases and deficiencies – many of which we know about – that affect how much faith we can have in the answers they give us about something as complex as an individual weather event.

      ‘For example, we know that many climate models struggle to simulate sufficient numbers and persistence of high-pressure “blocking” weather patterns over Europe. These circulation patterns are often involved in the heat extremes that the continent experiences.’ (Carbon Brief)

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      another ian

      Never looked at Trove then?

      Even Tony Heller knows about Trove

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    NuThink

    This link is a joke but not intended as a joke.
    Count the number of languages that Covid advice is given in – at last count I heard it was 63 but I did not count the number represented here.
    Sure beats the video.

    https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/coronavirus-explained-in-your-language

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    NuThink

    On early morning overseas news this morning about 20 people have frozen to death in their cars in a snowfall in Pakistan.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2022/01/08/many-dead-after-being-stuck-vehicles-amid-freezing-temps-pakistan/9143525002/

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    I received an email from a good friend yesterday with this piece of humour in it, and I had to post it at my home site.

    I wondered if ‘Wokeness’ was just an American thing.

    Link to humour – Woke Joke

    Tony.

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      John+R+Smith

      T from O,
      Pardon sir, but you may be behind the times.
      Pyramids were built by ‘volunteers’ and ‘treated like royalty.’
      A quick search ‘were the pyramids built by slaves’ on Ms. Google, and you will be shown the error in your outdated understanding of herstory. 😉
      Oh, and BTW, the Aztec heart donators, also volunteers.

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    Mark Allinson

    WAR IS PEACE

    FREEDOM IS SLAVERY

    IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

    COOLING IS WARMING

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    Shy Ted

    Paul Whitehouse as others said. Do internet search for Harry and Paul. Lots of short clips, all hilarious.

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    Mark Allinson

    ” Imagine memorizing his lines?”

    The actor in question is Paul Whitehouse – here he is again in a sketch from the marvellous “Big Train” comedy series:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXczSof201U

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    Harves

    Mary River floods.
    https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/search-for-girl-in-floodwaters-continues-major-flooding-in-maryborough-area/ar-AASzwjl

    Hope Bob Brown and Peter Garrett accept responsibility for this latest disaster. If it wasn’t for the Greens there’s d have been a dam on the Mary River decades ago.

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    Dennis

    Simply buy carbon credits, you will save the world.

    And raise the cost of operating a business and cost of living for consumers.

    Not to ignore the profits from trading in CO2 called Carbon and never Carbon Dioxide.

    https://medium.com/illumination-curated/carbon-trading-a-quick-introduction-for-beginners-21ba28650ca2

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    el+gordo

    Doublespeak.

    ‘Vincent-Henri Peuch, Director of Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service at ECMWF, comments: “Both the 2020 and 2021 Antarctic ozone holes have been rather large and exceptionally long-lived. These two longer-than-usual episodes in a row are not a sign that the Montreal Protocol is not working though, as without it, they would have been even larger. It is because of interannual variability due to meteorological and dynamical conditions that can have an important impact on the magnitude of the ozone hole and are superimposed on the long-term recovery.’

    (Copernicus AMS)

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      KP

      Love it! Such gobbledegook with a completely unsupported assertion that they would have been worse without banning fluorocarbons… Man, we waste some money as a species!

      Another dead end we raced off down once we had satellites and no data history.

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    Neville

    The data just keeps on giving and it can be found everywhere.
    In 1970 our Aussie pop was about 12.8 mill and now 26 mill in 2022 or about doubling in 50 years. Yet poor Africa’s pop has increased nearly fourfold from 363 mill to 1.4 bill in 2022.
    This is our world’s poorest continent yet this incredible pop increase is unprecedented for 200 K years and YET African 2022 life exp has now increased to 64 years. Will we ever stop listening to these clueless Malthusian donkeys?
    OH and we are supposed to be facing the end times or stupid Biden’s EXISTENTIAL THREAT.
    So according to these delusional fools our BEST times are also our END times?

    https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/AUS/australia/population

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    Neville

    As we approach our idiot’s EXISTENTIAL THREAT the world infant mortality is dropping every year.
    Africa’s infant mortality is still too high as is the world’s infant mortality.
    Of course Aussie’s infant mortality is very low today or about 2.8 per thousand live births. And ditto for wealthy OECD countries.

    https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/AUS/australia/infant-mortality-rate

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    robert rosicka

    Apologies if someone else posted this clip of Albo saying we can charge electric cars from solar panels at night .

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyS9uqRLbB8

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      Neville

      Robert R the comments have been turned off after that clueless Albo effort.
      But Senator Malcolm Roberts was able to clarify the situation. See his comment below. Certainly Albo’s not the sharpest tool in the shed.

      Malcolm Roberts
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      “The future… is solar panels on the roof charging your electric car overnight”

      “Someone may want to tell Albo that solar panels don’t work at night, or maybe he’s looking so far into the future that he’s seeing a new type of technology we haven’t invented yet”.

      “If this is the ‘vision’ that underpins your energy plan, what hope have you got? The only thing we need to do is build reliable, cheap, baseload power in the form of coal fired power stations and start investigating nuclear”.

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        Annie

        He could do what some Spanish did. They shone searchlights onto the soar panels to get subsidies. All good, problem solved!

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          robert rosicka

          Doesn’t matter how it’s spun this a a steady decline in energy generation for the future and my advice is buy a generator you will need it .

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    Philip

    I hope so this rain is doing our heads in

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    CHRIS

    I’ve just seen the Australian Governments Election Ad concerning zero CO2 emissions by 2050. Following this, I headed straight for the bathroom to throw up. What an absolute cop-out by a government supposedly concerned for the Australian people and the economy. The ad was more aligned with Disney than reality.

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