Weather & Climate

Words on Weather & Climate — May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Great Global Warming Blunder Every time I go into a bookstore or library, I can’t get past the first display without noticing all the new books about the so-called catastrophe of global warming. Is there anything available that supports what I consider to be the more correct point of view? Yes, there are quite a few, you just have to look a little harder to find [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Cold Spots by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist It was a very cold start to the month of May in much of the western part of the country. Subzero low temperatures were recorded as late as the morning of May 7, making this the latest date for such cold temperatures in at least a decade. In fact, a place called Peter Sink, Utah, dropped to 15 below [...]

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April 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Arctic Sea Ice How is this for an alarmist statement? It appears in a journal called Monthly Weather Review, which is published by The American Meteorological Society: Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist “The arctic seems to be warming up. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters, and explorers who sail the seas about Spitzbergen and the eastern Arctic, all [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — April 8, 2010

April 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Time zones by CRAIG JAMES I think most of us understand the basic times zones across the county. In the lower 48 states there are the Eastern, Central, Mountain and Pacific time zones. However, before the advent of railroads, each city in the country had its own local time that was set to solar noon (when the sun is directly overhead). Since the sun is directly overhead [...]
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