Global Climate Warming Change

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Laugh all ya want deniers. This is exactly what to expect as the atmosphere's ability to retain energy increases

Denver hit 83 degrees on Wednesday afternoon. Eight hours later, it was snowing.
What do you wear when you encounter every season within a 12-hour window?​
Residents of Denver enjoyed a beautiful Wednesday afternoon with temperatures in the lower to middle 80s. During the evening commute, a cold front swung through, bringing strong northerly winds and plummeting temperatures to freezing. Just eight hours after setting the record high for the day, it was snowing. Denver also set a record low by midnight.​
“That’s our largest one-day temperature change in October on record,” said Russell Danielson, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Boulder. “We tell people around here to dress in layers, because sometimes you get summer and winter in the same day.”​
That chalks up to a 54-degree temperature drop within one day. It also marks a 40-degree plummet in four hours, the mercury diving from 81 degrees to 41 between 4 and 8 p.m. As the winds switched around from the north, gusts up to 55 miles per hour heralded the bone-chilling front’s arrival.​

More: https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/10/10/denver-hit-degrees-wednesday-afternoon-eight-hours-later-it-was-snowing/
 
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Laugh all ya want deniers. This is exactly what to expect as the atmosphere's ability to retain energy increases

Denver hit 83 degrees on Wednesday afternoon. Eight hours later, it was snowing.
What do you wear when you encounter every season within a 12-hour window?​
Residents of Denver enjoyed a beautiful Wednesday afternoon with temperatures in the lower to middle 80s. During the evening commute, a cold front swung through, bringing strong northerly winds and plummeting temperatures to freezing. Just eight hours after setting the record high for the day, it was snowing. Denver also set a record low by midnight.​
“That’s our largest one-day temperature change in October on record,” said Russell Danielson, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Boulder. “We tell people around here to dress in layers, because sometimes you get summer and winter in the same day.”​
That chalks up to a 54-degree temperature drop within one day. It also marks a 40-degree plummet in four hours, the mercury diving from 81 degrees to 41 between 4 and 8 p.m. As the winds switched around from the north, gusts up to 55 miles per hour heralded the bone-chilling front’s arrival.​

More: https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/10/10/denver-hit-degrees-wednesday-afternoon-eight-hours-later-it-was-snowing/
We've been watching Colorado and WOW! Couldn't believe the change--so quickly. Arizona will get the benefit of your quirky weather--a cool down--although we were already through with the summer heat. 60s in the morning--80s in the afternoon. Perfection!
 
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Did you miss the part about EXTREMES??



I just know watching climate threads in the winter, conservatives point out huge snow storms and the liberals scream "weather isn't climate!!!!!!" then in the summer through fall every high temp and hurricane is called "climate change".... It's fun to watch.


And before you get all funny on me, I agree with the majority of scientists based on the data that man made climate change is a real issue. That said, I think it's exaggerated and technology coming down the pipeline will bring relief.


Now the reduction in the use of polymers like plastic bags and straws I think is a good thing and a far more pressing issue, though I don't think we should ban straws but they should only be handed out upon request. I can't tell you how many times I get a straw for something and I look at them like they are insane, Straws make you look like a child, but I digress. hahaha
 
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Great Glad this thread now exists. I will come back to it when it is very cold in the winter for months on end.
 

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Did you miss the part about EXTREMES??
It's fun, sorta, to watch those who really would have been more comfortable living in the 17th or 18th centuries, back when the big news of the day was the sun actually didn't go around the earth, followed by the pendulum clock, and scores of years later, hot air balloons, and stuff.

These poor folks stopped learning about the climate and stuff that can affect it some 20-plus years ago when they decided that global warming was just some scheme by the scheming liberals and globalists to take money out of their pockets, as the tiny number of fossil-fueled contrarian scientists said. You know, it's always so good to be among the people who truly understand the mysteries, unlike the unwashed and easily deceived masses ... of liberals.

"Global warming" seemed like the right way to describe the effects of the increasing concentration of so-called greenhouse gases being dumped into the atmosphere by humans' burning carbon that the earth had sequestered millions of years ago. But the term didn't quite fit.

Why? Although the earth's atmosphere and oceans on average were and are indeed growing warmer, retaining more of the incoming solar radiation, the warming was not uniformly distributed. Moreover, actual weather events still were setting cold temperature records, though the number of warm record temps greatly exceeded the record cold events.

So, "climate change" came into use. It's definitely a better term, but it still doesn't explain exactly what's going on.

What's going on is the atmosphere's net energy state is rising. This causes all sorts of weather events. Hurricanes form and incredibly quickly intensify, and then drop unheard of amounts of rain like the recent 45-60 inch deluges. These deluges are caused by the extreme fluctuations of the jet stream that cause short-term weather system to stall out, as they cause long-term patterns to remain static, the reason behind the increasing occurrences of droughts.

The jet stream fluctuations are driven by the atmosphere's increasing heat content. which ironically has Europe's this year experiencing record cold, due to the blockage of the Gulf Stream and the heat it delivers owing to Greenland's melting glaciers reducing the salinity of the northern Atlantic, while later in the year Europe experienced a record heat wave caused by what's called "a strong omega block,[5] consisting of hot, dry air from North Africa, trapped between [stagnant] cold storm systems. link

Ironically, the record heat was followed by another round of record cold in northern Europe once the stagnant cold weather systems slightly moved!!!!

All of this is too much to handle for some folks, so they keep chanting their liberal/globalist mantras and point to the failed predictions of an evolving science, made mostly by, you guessed it, derelict politicians like Al Gore. But nevertheless, the atmosphere's ability to retain heat is increasing, and it is causing record rains and droughts, record heat and record cold, yes Clara EXTREMES of weather, and it's going to get more intense, more extreme as long as humankind continues altering the atmosphere.
 
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It's fun, sorta, to watch those who really would have been more comfortable living in the 17th or 18th centuries, back when the big news of the day was the sun actually didn't go around the earth, followed by the pendulum clock, and scores of years later, hot air balloons, and stuff.

These poor folks stopped learning about the climate and stuff that can affect it some 20-plus years ago when they decided that global warming was just some scheme by the scheming liberals and globalists to take money out of their pockets, as the tiny number of fossil-fueled contrarian scientists said. You know, it's always so good to be among the people who truly understand the mysteries, unlike the unwashed and easily deceived masses ... of liberals.

"Global warming" seemed like the right way to describe the effects of the increasing concentration of so-called greenhouse gases being dumped into the atmosphere by humans' burning carbon that the earth had sequestered millions of years ago. But the term didn't quite fit.

Why? Although the earth's atmosphere and oceans on average were and are indeed growing warmer, retaining more of the incoming solar radiation, the warming was not uniformly distributed. Moreover, actual weather events still were setting cold temperature records, though the number of warm record temps greatly exceeded the record cold events.

So, "climate change" came into use. It's definitely a better term, but it still doesn't explain exactly what's going on.

What's going on is the atmosphere's net energy state is rising. This causes all sorts of weather events. Hurricanes form and incredibly quickly intensify, and then drop unheard of amounts of rain like the recent 45-60 inch deluges. These deluges are caused by the extreme fluctuations of the jet stream that cause short-term weather system to stall out, as they cause long-term patterns to remain static, the reason behind the increasing occurrences of droughts.

The jet stream fluctuations are driven by the atmosphere's increasing heat content. which ironically has Europe's this year experiencing record cold, due to the blockage of the Gulf Stream and the heat it delivers owing to Greenland's melting glaciers reducing the salinity of the northern Atlantic, while later in the year Europe experienced a record heat wave caused by what's called "a strong omega block,[5] consisting of hot, dry air from North Africa, trapped between [stagnant] cold storm systems. link

Ironically, the record heat was followed by another round of record cold in northern Europe once the stagnant cold weather systems slightly moved!!!!

All of this is too much to handle for some folks, so they keep chanting their liberal/globalist mantras and point to the failed predictions of an evolving science, made mostly by, you guessed it, derelict politicians like Al Gore. But nevertheless, the atmosphere's ability to retain heat is increasing, and it is causing record rains and droughts, record heat and record cold, yes Clara EXTREMES of weather, and it's going to get more intense, more extreme as long as humankind continues altering the atmosphere.
We should just blame Al Gore (and the RW did) for stirring up all this trouble--making up stories. If only someone like Gerald Ford had thought of it!
 
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