Craig James

Words on Weather & Climate — March 18, 2010

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Spring? by Craig James What a great way to start out the month of March. It was certainly windy and gloomy this past weekend but prior to that, every day from the 2nd through the 8th had 93 percent or more of possible sunshine with three of those days receiving 100 percent of possible sunshine. Compare that to February when only one day had 100 percent of possible [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — March 11, 2010

March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Your Carbon Footprint by CRAIG JAMES There are many places you can go online to calculate what is called your “carbon footprint,” or how much carbon dioxide your daily activities release into the atmosphere. A Google search of “CO2 calculator” brought up over 700,000 hits in .36 seconds. I’ve even seen carbon dioxide emissions included on new automobile stickers [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — March 4, 2010

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Winter 2009-2010 by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The calendar says winter lasts until March 20 this year. However, meteorologists consider winter to be the three full months of December, January and February. Spring is March, April and May, etc. So winter is over, right? Any snow now is spring snow. Can’t you see the difference? So how did [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — February 25, 2010

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Climate Data, Part II by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist If you didn’t see my article from last week, I showed this chart from NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies supposedly showing about .8 degree C (1.4 degree F) warming across the globe since 1880. I think this chart is pure fantasy. Here is more on why. Last week I wrote about the [...]

Words on Weather & Climate, by Craig James

February 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist   Climate Data Part 1 It seems as if every time someone digs up anything new about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC), something ugly crawls out. For example, the Dutch Environmental Assessment Agency has recently discovered the IPCC incorrectly reported that 55% of that country was below sea level and [...]
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