Post Tagged with: "polar vortex"

The Weather Trap

January 12, 2014 9:45 am4 comments
Weather Channel producer Shawn Reynolds @WCL_Shawn tweeted this incredible photo taken by pilot Hank Cain of Chicago on 1.7.2014 during the "Polar Vortex."

Climate change is something that’s difficult to experience directly.  How many people can say, from personal experience, that it feels like the average temperature in your hometown, let alone the globe, has changed by a degree or two over the past century? Instead, people tend to try to detect climate […]

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Mother Jones: Polar vortex on “drunken” excursion from Arctic home, such unorderly conduct thanks in part to overall warming of the Arctic according to research of Dr. Jennifer Francis. [Fact Checking]

January 7, 2014 9:33 pm6 comments
Mother Jones: Polar vortex on “drunken” excursion from Arctic home, such unorderly conduct thanks in part to overall warming of the Arctic according to research of Dr. Jennifer Francis. [Fact Checking]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY:  1. From “Everything You Wanted To Know About The ‘Polar Vortex’,” by Emily Atkin, Jan. 6, 2014, ThinkProgress.org (original quote below from “Go home, Arctic, You’re Drunk,” by Greg Laden, Jan. 5, 2014, ScienceBlogs.com): “The Polar Vortex, a huge system of moving swirling […]

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