Friday, April 12, 2013

I'm Surprised They Reported This

It doesn't fit the narrative:
Extreme natural events, not man-made climate change, led to last summer's historic drought in the Great Plains, a new federal study said Friday.

Drought occurred in six Plains states between last May and August because moist Gulf of Mexico air "failed to stream northward in late spring," and summer storms were few and stingy with rainfall, said a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

"Neither ocean states nor human-induced climate change, factors that can provide long-lead predictability, appeared to play significant roles in causing severe rainfall deficits over the major corn producing regions of central Great Plains," the report summary said.
I've heard some TV talking head refer to that Sandy storm as evidence of man-caused global warming. I find it interesting that "weather isn't climate"--unless it comports with their Church of Global Warming dogma. 

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