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#156084 May 17, 2013
The terms "La Nina" (the girl) and "El Nino" (the boy) were made up by the coastal peoples of Peru and Chile to describe the weather patterns off the coast. During a La Nina the weather is calmer and the fishing good whereas in an El Nino the weather is stormy and fishing poorer. This has been documented for at least 400 years now.
It is only in our past century that we have become to associate La Ninas and El Ninos with our weather patterns. Especially hurricanes.
La Niña, El Niño, and Atlantic Hurricane Damages in the United States
Roger A. Pielke, Jr. and Christopher W. Landsea

Abstract

Hurricanes result in considerable damage in the United States. Previous work has shown that Atlantic hurricane landfalls in the United States have a strong relationship with the El Niño-Southern Oscillation phenomena. This paper compares the historical record of La Niña and El Niño events defined by eastern Pacific sea surface temperature with a dataset of hurricane losses normalized to 1997 values. A significant relationship is found between the ENSO cycle and U.S. hurricane losses, with La Niña years exhibiting much more damage. Used appropriately, this relationship is of potential value to decision makers who are able to manage risk based on probabilistic information.
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/Landsea/lanina/

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#156085 May 17, 2013
Naw, Dr. James Hansen is not worried about his legacy! Then why is he trying to defend his opinions now? There is a lot on contradicting data that shows we have been in Global Cooling for about a dozen years not and if anyone is in De Nile (all wet), it is he!

Global warming has not stalled, insists world's best-known climate scientist
Prof James Hansen warns public not to be fooled by 'diversionary tactic' from deniers
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James Hansen:'The deniers want the public to be confused.' Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian
Suggestions that global warming has stalled are a "diversionary tactic" from "deniers" who want the public to be confused over climate change, according to the world's best-known climate scientist. Prof James Hansen, who first alerted the world to climate change in 1988, said on Friday: "It is not true that the temperature has not changed in the two decades."

Since 1998, when the Niño climate phenomenon caused global temperatures to soar, the rate of increase in warming has slowed, causing some sceptics to suggest climate change has stopped or that the effect of rising carbon dioxide levels on climate is not as great as previously thought.

Prof Hansen, speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme, rejected both arguments. "In the last decade it has warmed only a tenth of a degree compared to two-tenths of a degree in the preceeding decade, but that's just natural variability. There is no reason to be surprised by that at all," he said. "If you look over a 30-40 year period the expected warming is two-tenths of a degree per decade, but that doesn't mean each decade is going to warm two-tenths of a degree: there is too much natural variability."

Prof Hansen said the focus by some on "details" was a smokescreen. "This is a diversionary tactic. Our understanding of global warming and human-made climate change has not been affected at all," he said. "It's because the deniers [of the science] want the public to be confused. They raise these minor issues and then we forget about what the main story is. The main story is carbon dioxide is going up and it is going to produce a climate which is going to have dramatic changes if we don't begin to reduce our emissions." In 2008, scientists anticipated an upcoming slowing in temperature rises.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/ma...

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#156086 May 17, 2013
Actually it was in 2006 but it was 2008 when all of these scientist started to write about it!
When was National Geographics last survey of Mount Kilimanjaro? 2006!(last report written in 2007) When did the NSIDC (UC @ Boulder) stop posting data on Antarctica? 2008! When did Dr. James Hansen stopped using the term "Global Warming" and start to call it "Climate Change"? 2008! Why?!? Because he knew the gig was up!!!

"In 2008, scientists anticipated an upcoming slowing in temperature rises."
In 2008, scientists anticipated an upcoming slowing in temperature rises.
Grand Birther

Cleveland, OH

#156087 May 17, 2013
Grand Loser wrote:
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He have no credibility.
Lol.

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#156088 May 17, 2013
Oh, why will Dr. Michael Mann, Penn State, and Dr. James Hansen, Columbia University, not share data outside of their "Peer Groups"? What are they afraid of? The truth?!?
wojar

Bristol, CT

#156089 May 17, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Typical Libtardian Logic. Please point to anything Dr. James Hansen has ever said that minor Global Warming is NOT caused by our Sun!
Oh, mankind does cause minot climate change,,,,, in our Urban Heat Island BIG Cities!
Hansen has nothing to do with your bogus claim that Nat. Hurricane Center agrees with your hero Bill Gray.
wojar wrote:
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Please point to an official statement by the National Hurricane Center that human activity does not significantly contribute to climate change.
UR FOS.

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#156090 May 17, 2013
Do you Libtards remember this from the INSTAAR in 1977? Oh, just who is INSTARR? Why they are part of the University of Colorado at Boulder! But isn't the NSIDC also fro there? YES!!!
It seems that INSTARR sort of melted away as the NSIDC appeared.

http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1550544...

Yep, back then all the Libtards believed we were on the verge of another Little Ice Age even though we had been in Global Warming for about 20 years.
And isn't it odd that the year after this report was made, Global Warming started? As if all the Libtards were in mid-step they switched feet.
Since it took the Libtards twenty years to figure out they were no longer entering a Little Ice Age it will probably take them until 2020 that Global Warming ended! Probably because while their heads were in a snowbank ...... their nutz froze off.

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#156091 May 17, 2013
wojar wrote:
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Hansen has nothing to do with your bogus claim that Nat. Hurricane Center agrees with your hero Bill Gray.
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Dr. Gray is considered to be THE world authority on Hurricanes. At least I refer to Dr. James Hansen and Dr. Michael Mann by their titles. Can't you do the same for Dr. Gray?
Dr. Gray's hurricane forecast has gained international attention, and won him the Neil Frank Award of the National Hurricane Conference in 1995.

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#156092 May 17, 2013
Was Dr. Wlm Gray Censored? Libtards have a nasty habit of turning on anyone they disagree with. If you disagree, you do not have the w right to speak!

Storm subsides between William Gray, Colorado State
Storm subsides between William Gray, CSU
Hurricane forecaster says his dispute with school focused on global warming debate
By Eric Berger | April 28, 2008

By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting, William Gray turned a university far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca.

But last year, the long-term relationship between Gray and Colorado State University, where he has worked for nearly half a century, nearly unraveled in an episode that highlights the politically charged atmosphere that surrounds the global warming debate.

University officials told Gray that handling media inquiries related to his forecasting required too much time and detracted from efforts to promote other professors' work.

'A flimsy excuse'
Gray, who has emerged as a leading voice of skepticism about global warming, reacted hotly, firing off a memo to Dick Johnson, head of CSU's Department of Atmospheric Sciences, and others. He didn't buy the too-much-media reasoning.
"This is obviously a flimsy excuse and seems to me to be a cover for the Department's capitulation to the desires of some (in their own interest) who want to reign (sic) in my global warming and global warming-hurricane criticisms," Gray wrote in the memo, obtained by the Chronicle.

Gray initially declined to speak about the issue, but on Tuesday Gray acknowledged the dispute.

"You see, so many people in our department make a living off the global warming threat," he said. "So I think that's part of why they came to me."

CSU officials said late last week that they intend to support the release of Gray's forecasts as long as they continue to be co-authored by Phil Klotzbach, a former student of Gray's who earned his doctorate last summer, and as long as Klotzbach remains at CSU.

Gray, an emeritus professor at CSU who has taught dozens of graduate students who populate the National Hurricane Center and other research institutions, has become increasingly vocal in saying the planet is warming due to natural causes.

"Bill Gray has come under a lot of fire for his views," said Channel 11 meteorologist Neil Frank, a former director of the National Hurricane Center and a friend of Gray's. "If, indeed, this is happening, it would be really sad that Colorado State is trying to rein in Bill Gray."

The dean of CSU's College of Engineering, which oversees atmospheric sciences, said she spoke with Gray about terminating media support for his forecasts solely because of the strain it placed on the college's lone media staffer.

"It really has nothing to do with his stand on global warming," said the dean, Sandra Woods. "He's a great faculty member."

A professor of public relations at Boston University, Donald Wright, questioned why the university would want to pull back its support for Gray after he has published his forecasts for a quarter-century.

The predictions are printed in newspapers around the U.S. and on the World Wide Web.

"Given the national reputation that these reports have, you would think the university would want to continue to promote these forecasts," Wright said.

Tension with scientists
There also seems to be little question that prominent climate scientists have complained to CSU about Gray, who has become more involved in the global warming debate. His comments toward adversaries often have been biting.
In 2005, when Georgia Tech scientist Peter Webster co-authored a paper suggesting global warming had caused a spike in major hurricanes, for instance, Gray labeled him and others "medicine men" who were misleading the public.

Webster said he complained to Johnson, Gray's supervisor.

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#156093 May 17, 2013
"My only conversation with Dick Johnson, which followed a rather nasty series of jabs from Gray, suggested that Bill should be persuaded to lay off the personal and stay scientific," Webster said.

eric.berger@chron.com

http://www.chron.com/news/nation-world/articl...
wojar

Bristol, CT

#156094 May 17, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Dr. Gray is considered to be THE world authority on Hurricanes. At least I refer to Dr. James Hansen and Dr. Michael Mann by their titles. Can't you do the same for Dr. Gray?
<quoted text>
The hurricane expert is a duck out of water when it comes to climate change. His opinions lack scientific rigor. He's probably going senile.
wojar wrote:
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Hansen has nothing to do with your bogus claim that Nat. Hurricane Center agrees with your hero Bill Gray.
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#156095 May 17, 2013
Federal Court Slams Obama’s Abuse Of Constitution
MAY 17, 2013 BY BREAKING NEWS

WASHINGTON — A second federal appeals court has found that President Barack Obama exceeded his power when he bypassed the Senate to install a member to the National Labor Relations Board.

The ruling by the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia came on the same day that a Senate panel considered a slate of five nominees for full terms on the labor board. Senate Republicans said Thursday they would oppose two of the nominees — Sharon Block and Richard Griffin — because they currently sit on the board as recess appointments.
In its 2-1 decision ruling, the appeals court said that under the Constitution recess appointments can be made only between sessions of the Senate, not any time the Senate is away on a break.
The court’s action mirrors a far-reaching ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. The Obama administration has appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court, arguing that such an interpretation would invalidate hundreds of recess appointments made by presidents over more than 100 years.
The latest ruling says Obama had no constitutional authority to install attorney Craig Becker to the labor board in 2010 while the Senate was adjourned for two weeks. Becker is no longer on the board.

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#156096 May 17, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Federal Court Slams Obama’s Abuse Of Constitution
MAY 17, 2013 BY BREAKING NEWS
WASHINGTON — A second federal appeals court has found that President Barack Obama exceeded his power when he bypassed the Senate to install a member to the National Labor Relations Board.
The ruling by the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia came on the same day that a Senate panel considered a slate of five nominees for full terms on the labor board. Senate Republicans said Thursday they would oppose two of the nominees — Sharon Block and Richard Griffin — because they currently sit on the board as recess appointments.
In its 2-1 decision ruling, the appeals court said that under the Constitution recess appointments can be made only between sessions of the Senate, not any time the Senate is away on a break.
The court’s action mirrors a far-reaching ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. The Obama administration has appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court, arguing that such an interpretation would invalidate hundreds of recess appointments made by presidents over more than 100 years.
The latest ruling says Obama had no constitutional authority to install attorney Craig Becker to the labor board in 2010 while the Senate was adjourned for two weeks. Becker is no longer on the board.
Ho hum, yawn. Slow Obama-bashing day? Still about 210 minutes to go in the day. Got any more minute anti-Obama insignificances to report?

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#156097 May 17, 2013
Now Jacques, Here is another example of a loony-righty parsing the truth. Sure, a Marine may not carry an umbrella.... but in this case I have no problem as the umbrella is not being used by the Marine for himself.
With all the real issues out there he has to bring up a non-issue.
Now when Hillary ordered a Secret Service agent to carry her bags, that is a totally different issue as he can not do his duty to "protect" the First Lady if his hands are full of bags!!!
Oh, Jimmy Carter use to be seen carrying his own bags when getting on and off Air Force/ Marine One. But what most people did not know was that the suitcases were ... empty. it was all for show!

Obama makes U.S. Marine break military rules
Posted on May 17, 2013

This just shows the utter contempt that Obama has for the military.
Check it out:

Even though he is the commander in chief, there are some orders that even President Obama cannot give – as he found out today, much to the mirth of a put-upon U.S. Marine.

Hosting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Rose Garden today, the president requested a standing Marine to open an umbrella and protect his head from the light rain that was falling.

However, according to Marine Corps regulations, not even the President of the United States can request a serving officer to carry an umbrella without the express permission of the Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Read more: http://conservativebyte.com/2013/05/obama-mak...

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#156098 May 17, 2013
Secret Service Hated Jimmy Carter
Thursday, 06 Aug 2009 By Jim Meyers

"At the same time, Carter tried to project an image of himself as man of the people by carrying his own luggage when traveling. But that was often for show. When he was a candidate in 1976, Carter would carry his own bags when the press was around but ask the Secret Service to carry them the rest of the time."

On one occasion, disgruntled agents deliberately left Carter's luggage in the trunk of his car at an airport, and Carter "was without clothes for two days."

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#156099 May 17, 2013
It has been a custom for a long time for the outgoing First Lady to introduce the incoming First Lady to the White House House keep staff and tour her around the White House. In the past fifty years only twice was this courtesy not observed.
When the Carters were leaving the White House, First Lady Rosalynn Carter refused to show Nancy Reagan around. And Jacqueline Kennedy did not show Lady Bird around but under those circumstances I do not fault Mrs. Kennedy.
Grand Birther

Cleveland, OH

#156100 May 17, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
It has been a custom for a long time for the outgoing First Lady to introduce the incoming First Lady to the White House House keep staff and tour her around the White House. In the past fifty years only twice was this courtesy not observed.
When the Carters were leaving the White House, First Lady Rosalynn Carter refused to show Nancy Reagan around. And Jacqueline Kennedy did not show Lady Bird around but under those circumstances I do not fault Mrs. Kennedy.
Pretty sad to watch a rambling old tool like Rogue Moron stuck in the past like this.

“Reduce immigration levels”

Since: Dec 06

Kings Mountain, NC

#156101 May 17, 2013
Texas Lawmakers Debate “Birther” Bill
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MSNBC “Report” On Natural Born Citizen
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

IRS official Lerner speedily approved exemption for Obama brother’s ‘charity’
http://dailycaller.com/2013/05/14/irs-officia...
Tm Clmns

Victoria, Canada

#156102 May 17, 2013
ace wrote:
ILLEGAL ALIEN , kenya
You don't deserve someone this good.

You deserve a drunk Texan lawyer....
Frank

Spokane, WA

#156103 May 17, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
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Ho hum, yawn. Slow Obama-bashing day? Still about 210 minutes to go in the day. Got any more minute anti-Obama insignificances to report?
Obama is a lying hypocrite,he went to Maryland today to talk about jobs,when in fact he is anti jobs. Obama has been blaming other people for his own policies that have caused scandals. Obama doesn't care about the best interests of this country,he only cares about his personal agenda.

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