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Al Gore Wrong Again

Posted by ReasonMcLucus at 05:54 on 16 Nov 2007

On October 14, 1997, Vice President Al Gore said, “For those who argue that global warming is already changing the world’s climate, this year’s El Nino weather front is more than enough evidence”, the audience was told by Gore. In the next day, a report by the San Francisco Chronicle said: “Gore links El Nino to Global Warming”. The Vice President stated at the summit that growing frequency of El Nino episodes could be connected to the gradual heating of the atmosphere caused by emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

Ten years later residents in Argentina and Brazil are wondering if this winter will ever end. Buenos Aires recorded this Thursday (November 15th) the lowest November temperature in 90 years. Temperature in the Downtown weather station reached 2.5C. Since records began more than a century ago, only two days had colder lows in November. It was in 1914 (1.6) and 1917 (2.4). And ninety years ago the urban heat island effect was much less pronounced than nowadays. In Brazil's southernmost province Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil temperatures fell to 2.3C. In Sao Joaquim Monday's (Nov., 12) the temperature was -1.2 C with frost.

The culprit is a developing la Nina , a cooling of the water in the eastern Pacific along the South American coast, that some climatologists believe could indicate a return to the la Nina dominated situation that dominated from1947 to 1977. El Ninos, a warming of East Pacific waters. have been more common since then. Some climatologists believe the el Ninos may have caused what the IPCC calls "global warming".

NASA has recently indicated that the circulation of the Arctic Ocean has changed from the counterclockwise circulation of the 1990's to the pre-1990 clockwise circulation which could result in a cooling trend in the Arctic.

Such a shift would be consist with the projected cooling trend mentioned in the previous post.

"No such thing as the liberal media'?????

I wonder why the media is not running stories about the record cold temperatures in S. America and Australia?:icon_wink:

"GLOBAL" warming my behind.

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"The very powerful, and the very stupid do not alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views" :dontknow::confused4:

Dr. Who

WOW !! This is my 300th post :angel8:

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I spoke to Al this evening. I was tempted to ask him how much snow we should expect this winter.

I'm not gonna' doubt anyone's theory. Ya just never know.

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