Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Tropical Storm Franklin has a central pressure of 996 over the Yucatan and headed to the Gulf of Mexico.

August 8, 2017
UNISYS Water Vapor Satellite of north and west hemisphere (click here for 12 hour loop - thank you)

I told you so. Get the methane under control, now!

August 7, 2017
By Lisa Friedman

Washington — The average temperature (click here) in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, and recent decades have been the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a sweeping federal climate change report awaiting approval by the Trump administration.

The draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies, which has not yet been made public, concludes that Americans are feeling the effects of climate change right now. It directly contradicts claims by President Trump and members of his cabinet who say that the human contribution to climate change is uncertain, and that the ability to predict the effects is limited.

“Evidence for a changing climate abounds, from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans,” a draft of the report states. A copy of it was obtained by The New York Times.

The authors note that thousands of studies, conducted by tens of thousands of scientists, have documented climate changes on land and in the air. “Many lines of evidence demonstrate that human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse (heat-trapping) gases, are primarily responsible for recent observed climate change,” they wrote....