SEARCH BLOG: GLOBAL WARMING
This was skidding around the internet yesterday, just in time for the Copenhagen climate nonsense. As Joe D'Aleo at ICECAP points out: Over the next few weeks, very cold temperatures and snow will be in the news across southern Canada, the United States, Europe, the FSU and much of China. This was expected as a stratospheric warming event last few weeks led to building arctic high pressure now pressing south.
It's really hard to fear global warming when your world is a popsicle.
EDMONTON — Edmonton's weather boasted two dubious distinctions Sunday: it was colder here than anywhere else in North America and it marked the coldest Dec. 13 in the city's history."Only 7 more years until all of this cold goes away." - Al Gore
Environment Canada recorded a frigid minus 46.1 C, or minus 58.4 C with the wind chill, at the Edmonton International Airport at 5 a.m., said meteorologist Pierre Lessard.
The old record of minus 36.1 C was set last year.
"To break a temperature by 10 degrees is very exceptional," said Lessard.