When will Russian Scientists explain the war winter miseries of their grandfathers in WWII

To the RUSSIAN Version January 2011 During the last 70 years atmospheric science in Europe and America has been reluctant to explain the extraordinary war winter 1939/40, 1940/41, and 1941/42. What surprises that also Russian scientists seem to have done nothing to bring light into this chapter of climatology, although their fathers and grandfathers suffered Continue Reading

Self-combustion: Schellnhuber’s view of the big picture – Really?

Prof. H.J. Schellnhuber’s 784-page epos ‘Self-immolation’ (2015), just published in time for COP21, commencing in Paris today, is a masterpiece piece of missionary work – for doom mongers. Peter Höppe, Head of Munich Re’s Geo Risks Research/Corporate Climate Centre: “Self-combustion’ is the book of one of the internationally most renowned climate scientist, that is written Continue Reading

Monster Godzilla El Niño disappoints the climate activists

When did we “pathologize” weather? When did commonplace weather become abnormal? The debates over the past and future of anthropogenic climate change are of great importance (climate change is ubiquitous in history). But the news increasingly describes normal weather as a kind of plague, something to fear. Climate alarmists have run wild with predictions about Continue Reading

Hurricane Patricia: ‘strongest ever’ storm hits Mexico now! California had four in September 1939

A serious EL Niño event  is active! Strongest hurricane ever recorded, Patricia is expected Friday 23. October 2015 __Hurricane Patricia: Mexico awaits ‘strongest ever’ storm (BBC: 23/10 ,16h UTC) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-34614864 How was it in California September 1939, with four storms, heat wave, heavy rain and ….the only tropical storm to make landfall in California in Continue Reading

El Niño – To be, or not to be

Weather will get interesting over the next months. Speculations are high. A rapidly strengthening El Niño event will likely peak later this fall as one of the strongest El Niño event ever observed (24/09).  There is an approximately 95% chance that El Niño will continue through Northern Hemisphere winter 2015-16, gradually weakening through spring 2016 Continue Reading

El Niño – Shaping Europe’s winter?

What will strongest ever El Niño, widely named ‘Godzilla’, do to Europe’s coming winter?    Generally, El Niño could cause a jet stream configuration to allow for cold air at times into West-Europe, says accuweather. NOAA forecast predicts differently (Fig), temperatures well above mean. 1939 was as also an El Niño year, but Europe suffered Continue Reading