Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

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Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by sanfordandson » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:00 pm

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In its hottest December ever recorded, Alaska was a stunning 15.7°F above the 20th century average. And the year ended with Arctic sea ice hitting an all-time record low.

While the East Coast had a cool December and New Year’s week, Alaska baked. Last Tuesday, Anchorage hit 48°F, warmer than southern cities from Atlanta and Jacksonville to Houston and New Orleans.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported this week that Alaska averaged 19.4°F for the month, topping the previous record (1985) by a whopping 2.1°F. “That’s really quite astonishing,” said Rick Thoman, the National Weather Service’s climate sciences and services manager for the Alaska region. As he explained to the Anchorage Daily News, “Usually you’re breaking those by a tenth of a degree or two-tenths of a degree.”

The Arctic as a whole was so warm in December that Arctic sea ice set a new end-of-year record low, as both the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) reported.
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That darn La Nina!! :lol:

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by lefty o » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:18 pm

funny how when someone else brings up a month of cold, you say its just weather, but some how its relevant when it supports your goofy theories.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by exhaustgases » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:05 pm

That all just shows you how well the climate engineering is working. Did you notice how they engineered dry for California in the summer, and lots of rain just lately! All done to support the spewing of lying demon c rats about climate change. It is important we all "believe" in climate change and is why your commy fake news media constantly talks about it. When we all believe there will be no crying when you loose everything.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by SupStk » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:45 pm

Earth has been warming since the ice age....otherwise we'd still be in the "Ice Age".

The trend has been going on for thousand of years but now its a reason to tax and blame someone. What does the govt. do with those dollars, buy free range ozone?
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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by rebelrouser » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:59 pm

I seldom post political stuff, but any person who does not take the time to read and understand what the climate scientists are saying about our planet, are doing a lot of damage not to themselves but the lives of their children and grand children, who will live in the mess we have created. I like fast cars, and all the other neat stuff we have in the USA. But we have to at some point realize what our consumption and pollution is doing to the planet. I have been able to travel a little, and I have seen bleached reefs, dying trees in the appalachian mountians, burnt forests in the west, I know that acid rain is why my swimming pool changes PH every time it rains. The signs are everywhere if you just look. Climate change is not as simple as its getting hotter or colder, the climate is much more complex, most of it has to do with energy in the climate system and ocean currents driven by the gain in heat. Some places will get hotter some places will get colder, some wetter, some dryer, I live in Missouri my buddy has a farm on the river, the home went 75 years and was never flooded, it has flooded 4 times in the last 8 years, bad luck? No climate change. My main worry is the effort it takes to reverse something like climate change will take 100 years, changing course every election cycle will never solve the problem. Our future generations may be doomed because of our ignorance. Science is not perfect, but most of the things in life that we enjoy it has brought us, so why deny science when it is trying to tell us that we have screwed up? Nature will take its course, animals that over breed and stress resources are dealt with by the laws of nature, which we are not immune from. Science has given us the tools to hold off nature, and shape it to our will---- for a while.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by 1989TransAm » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:00 pm

Meanwhile it is snowing in the Sahara desert.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by lefty o » Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:22 pm

rebelrouser wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:59 pm
I seldom post political stuff, but any person who does not take the time to read and understand what the climate scientists are saying about our planet, are doing a lot of damage not to themselves but the lives of their children and grand children, who will live in the mess we have created. I like fast cars, and all the other neat stuff we have in the USA. But we have to at some point realize what our consumption and pollution is doing to the planet. I have been able to travel a little, and I have seen bleached reefs, dying trees in the appalachian mountians, burnt forests in the west, I know that acid rain is why my swimming pool changes PH every time it rains. The signs are everywhere if you just look. Climate change is not as simple as its getting hotter or colder, the climate is much more complex, most of it has to do with energy in the climate system and ocean currents driven by the gain in heat. Some places will get hotter some places will get colder, some wetter, some dryer, I live in Missouri my buddy has a farm on the river, the home went 75 years and was never flooded, it has flooded 4 times in the last 8 years, bad luck? No climate change. My main worry is the effort it takes to reverse something like climate change will take 100 years, changing course every election cycle will never solve the problem. Our future generations may be doomed because of our ignorance. Science is not perfect, but most of the things in life that we enjoy it has brought us, so why deny science when it is trying to tell us that we have screwed up? Nature will take its course, animals that over breed and stress resources are dealt with by the laws of nature, which we are not immune from. Science has given us the tools to hold off nature, and shape it to our will---- for a while.
of course there is climate change, if not your buddy's house in missouri wouldnt be worried about floods, it would be built on top of a glacier.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by exhaustgases » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:40 pm

rebelrouser wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:59 pm
I seldom post political stuff, but any person who does not take the time to read and understand what the climate scientists are saying about our planet, are doing a lot of damage not to themselves but the lives of their children and grand children, who will live in the mess we have created. I like fast cars, and all the other neat stuff we have in the USA. But we have to at some point realize what our consumption and pollution is doing to the planet. I have been able to travel a little, and I have seen bleached reefs, dying trees in the appalachian mountians, burnt forests in the west, I know that acid rain is why my swimming pool changes PH every time it rains. The signs are everywhere if you just look. Climate change is not as simple as its getting hotter or colder, the climate is much more complex, most of it has to do with energy in the climate system and ocean currents driven by the gain in heat. Some places will get hotter some places will get colder, some wetter, some dryer, I live in Missouri my buddy has a farm on the river, the home went 75 years and was never flooded, it has flooded 4 times in the last 8 years, bad luck? No climate change. My main worry is the effort it takes to reverse something like climate change will take 100 years, changing course every election cycle will never solve the problem. Our future generations may be doomed because of our ignorance. Science is not perfect, but most of the things in life that we enjoy it has brought us, so why deny science when it is trying to tell us that we have screwed up? Nature will take its course, animals that over breed and stress resources are dealt with by the laws of nature, which we are not immune from. Science has given us the tools to hold off nature, and shape it to our will---- for a while.
So where and who educated said climate scientists, that is the first question you need to ask. The second question is who is paying them? The third question is what is there favorite political affiliation?
I do agree there is climate change, but the cause is not the lie we are all told. 2 things are the cause, 1 astrophysical alignments of planets and sun, 2 major climate engineering to help play on the natural cause and enhance its effects. If you believe anything else you then are a member of the Marxist socialist communist demo c rat climate change religion party. And your religious belief is used to support and bring in the global agendas.
So where do you stand?

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by joe 90 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:59 am

Grand solar minimum.

Google it.

It's going to get colder somewhere and hotter somewhere else but overall it's getting colder.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by Racing68 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:10 am

Where i live the AVERAGE temp in Dec and Jan is 34. The HIGH temp has not been over 29 except for 2 days in the last 3 1/2 weeks, in the last 8 days the AVERAGE temp has been 10. I hope this global warming thing kicks in soon.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by rebelrouser » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:06 pm

exhaustgases wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:40 pm
rebelrouser wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:59 pm
I seldom post political stuff, but any person who does not take the time to read and understand what the climate scientists are saying about our planet, are doing a lot of damage not to themselves but the lives of their children and grand children, who will live in the mess we have created. I like fast cars, and all the other neat stuff we have in the USA. But we have to at some point realize what our consumption and pollution is doing to the planet. I have been able to travel a little, and I have seen bleached reefs, dying trees in the appalachian mountians, burnt forests in the west, I know that acid rain is why my swimming pool changes PH every time it rains. The signs are everywhere if you just look. Climate change is not as simple as its getting hotter or colder, the climate is much more complex, most of it has to do with energy in the climate system and ocean currents driven by the gain in heat. Some places will get hotter some places will get colder, some wetter, some dryer, I live in Missouri my buddy has a farm on the river, the home went 75 years and was never flooded, it has flooded 4 times in the last 8 years, bad luck? No climate change. My main worry is the effort it takes to reverse something like climate change will take 100 years, changing course every election cycle will never solve the problem. Our future generations may be doomed because of our ignorance. Science is not perfect, but most of the things in life that we enjoy it has brought us, so why deny science when it is trying to tell us that we have screwed up? Nature will take its course, animals that over breed and stress resources are dealt with by the laws of nature, which we are not immune from. Science has given us the tools to hold off nature, and shape it to our will---- for a while.
So where and who educated said climate scientists, that is the first question you need to ask. The second question is who is paying them? The third question is what is there favorite political affiliation?
I do agree there is climate change, but the cause is not the lie we are all told. 2 things are the cause, 1 astrophysical alignments of planets and sun, 2 major climate engineering to help play on the natural cause and enhance its effects. If you believe anything else you then are a member of the Marxist socialist communist demo c rat climate change religion party. And your religious belief is used to support and bring in the global agendas.
So where do you stand?
Real science is based on proof and peer review, politics should not be part of the process. But having said that, let just not even consider climate change at all. Fossil fuel is a resource that is going to run out one day. It is not replenished. We use oil for lots more than heating our homes and running our cars. Petro chemical, plastics, you name the product and 99% have some component that comes from oil. So how long should the human race plan to be on the planet? Should we just keep on burning oil and let our grandchildren worry about how they will live? Our society would be a lot better off if we stop all these weird consiracy theories and put a little more energy into determining the TRUTH about how things work. During the middle ages in Europe they called this the enlightenment, when we started using science instead of superstition to explain the world.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by engineczar » Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:16 pm

rebelrouser wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:06 pm
Real science is based on proof and peer review, politics should not be part of the process.
But politics has been made to be part of the process. The science is not as settled as the left would have you believe, that's just "politics". No 97% of the scientists don't believe in man-made climate change as the left would have you believe, that's just "politics". Yes the climate is changing which is what the climate has always done for the entire life of the planet. It's just that now there are people looking to capitalize on it for financial gain. The people behind the whole climate change scheme see the oil industry and the money it makes. Money they can't get their hands on. What better way to get rich than to use the power of government to eliminate the oil and coal industry and install the energy sources that they're heavily invested in?

Yes fossil fuels are a finite resource but the amount of that resource that remains continues to change as science figures out new ways to extract it, science figures out new ways to find it, and science finds new ways to make it cleaner. Green energy sources are in their infancy and are not the panacea the left tout them to be, at least not at this point. Solar panels are extremely toxic in the materials used to make them and huge solar fields cook birds and other wildlife as well as having a limited lifespan. I'm sure the disposal of them won't be very clean either. Windmills are also very inefficient, expensive to produce, unsightly, effect negatively those that live nearby, and kill over 100k birds a year including many birds that are endangered. All without a penalty.

Forcing out one energy source in favor of another IS purely "political" at this point. Eventually a clean economical energy source will be created, that's what free markets do but having the government picking winners and losers makes the whole thing "political".

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by Ratu » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:36 pm

Forget about it. NOAA is fake science. It is like a turd with a bit of lipstick put on it- no matter how much lipstick you use it is still a turd.

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Re: Alaska crushes record for hottest December as Arctic sea ice hits record low

Post by Firedome8 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:43 pm

exhaustgases wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:40 pm
rebelrouser wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:59 pm
I seldom post political stuff, but any person who does not take the time to read and understand what the climate scientists are saying about our planet, are doing a lot of damage not to themselves but the lives of their children and grand children, who will live in the mess we have created. I like fast cars, and all the other neat stuff we have in the USA. But we have to at some point realize what our consumption and pollution is doing to the planet. I have been able to travel a little, and I have seen bleached reefs, dying trees in the appalachian mountians, burnt forests in the west, I know that acid rain is why my swimming pool changes PH every time it rains. The signs are everywhere if you just look. Climate change is not as simple as its getting hotter or colder, the climate is much more complex, most of it has to do with energy in the climate system and ocean currents driven by the gain in heat. Some places will get hotter some places will get colder, some wetter, some dryer, I live in Missouri my buddy has a farm on the river, the home went 75 years and was never flooded, it has flooded 4 times in the last 8 years, bad luck? No climate change. My main worry is the effort it takes to reverse something like climate change will take 100 years, changing course every election cycle will never solve the problem. Our future generations may be doomed because of our ignorance. Science is not perfect, but most of the things in life that we enjoy it has brought us, so why deny science when it is trying to tell us that we have screwed up? Nature will take its course, animals that over breed and stress resources are dealt with by the laws of nature, which we are not immune from. Science has given us the tools to hold off nature, and shape it to our will---- for a while.
So where and who educated said climate scientists, that is the first question you need to ask. The second question is who is paying them? The third question is what is there favorite political affiliation?
I do agree there is climate change, but the cause is not the lie we are all told. 2 things are the cause, 1 astrophysical alignments of planets and sun, 2 major climate engineering to help play on the natural cause and enhance its effects. If you believe anything else you then are a member of the Marxist socialist communist demo c rat climate change religion party. And your religious belief is used to support and bring in the global agendas.
So where do you stand?
Are you putting on an act like Ken ? Or do you really believe what you present.

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