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WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE — December 9, 2010

December 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

‘Consistent With’ by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist One of the things that marks a good scientific theory is whether or not it can make accurate predictions. That is one of the problems I have with the human-induced global-warming theory. Most of the predictions based upon the theory have turned out to be wrong, or in many cases they are [...]

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November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

An $82 Billion Dollar Forecast by CRAIG JAMES I will readily admit I know next to nothing about how insurance companies estimate risk and establish rates, but I just have to share with you an article published on November 14, 2010 in a newspaper in Sarasota, Fla., about the insurance industry and hurricane risk prediction. The “prediction” was created in just four [...]

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November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

A Political Agenda  by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The most vocal proponents of the theory of human-induced global warming lay claim to understanding the “scientific truth” about the supposed catastrophe that awaits if we don’t do something now to alter the way we live. The skeptics of such a catastrophe, who claim that real [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — November 4, 2010

November 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Great Lakes Storm of 2010 by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The major storm that affected much of the United States the last week of October was certainly one for the record books, but given its intensity, I think it produced far less damage than was expected. The storm first impacted the West Coast with very heavy rain and high winds, [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — October 21, 2010

October 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

A La Niña Winter Can you believe we are approaching the end of October already? Last year I was able to golf until December 2. That is not likely to happen this year. It appears to me as if prolonged cold weather and probably snowflakes will close the golf courses much earlier than last year. An El Niño weather pattern was the rule for the fall into spring last year but [...]
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