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An unexplained drop in atmospheric water vapor decreases global warming rates
Posted on 2 May 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the impact of irrigated agriculture on regional temperature increases. However, the influence of water vapor is also a key factor in understanding the rate of change in global temperatures. Researchers recently noted that a sudden... Read More

Planes can trigger small localized snowstorms
Posted on 25 Jul 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

There has been a debate over the years re whether aircraft flying through clouds can trigger changes in the local weather. Researchers have now identified the circumstances when such may happen. Water typically freezes at 32ºF or 0ºC. But... Read More

Understanding Global Warming: Does Less Sea Ice Mean More Northern Hemisphere snow? Possibly.
Posted on 27 May 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

It was not that long ago that those who believe (on faith, not scientific fact) that there is no global warming, celebrated the snowfall in the Eastern U.S. as though it showed that global warming was not happening. Prior posts have reviewed a number... Read More