Category Archives: Drought

The ‘New Normal’ Is Not What You Think

My Other Voices Column: The ‘new normal’ is not what you think was published this AM [11-16-19] in The Union. https://www.theunion.com/opinion/columns/russell-steele-the-new-normal-is-not-what-you-think/

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California has no land in drought conditions and all reservoirs are above historic average levels

charles the moderator /@ Watts Up With That And from the California Department of water resources. All reservoirs currently above normal historical average. HT/KK HT/Watts Up With That

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California Drought History

During the last drought, I made about 85 posts on the issue, pointing out the drought history of the region was chaotic, with dry periods and wet periods, with some very long dry periods. In those posts, I supported the … Continue reading

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Is Climate Change Being Falsely Accused of Sparking California Conflagrations?

Western Farm Press Blaming climate change for the recent California fires and the state’s water woes appear to be like the kid blaming his dog for eating his homework. The reality of climate change isn’t the issue. The earth’s climate … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Of Failed Climate Predictions

Tony Heller writes; On June 23 1988, NASA’s James Hansen testified before Congress and made very specific predictions about global warming. In this video I show how he got them exactly backwards, and how scientists and journalists continue to spread … Continue reading

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California Drought Report – Worst Drought Ever?

The California Department of Water Resources released a report on CA droughts on Monday. The Sac Bee has the story: The study largely dovetails with previous estimates that the latest drought, which was declared over last spring by Gov. Jerry … Continue reading

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Anthropogenic Warmers: Global Warming to Decrease Snow Fall

The claim: ♦ IPCC TAR (2001): “Milder winter temperatures will decrease heavy snowstorms” ♦ Kunkel et al., 2002: “Surface conditions favorable for heavy lake-effect snow decreased in frequency by 50% and 90% for the HadCM2 and CGCM1 [models], respectively, by … Continue reading

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