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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst

Friday 06/27/14

May Climate Report
An almost 30-year unbroken string of warming occurred again during May.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 7:36PM CDT 06/27/14 by Bryce Anderson | Post a Comment
Comments (15)
My skepticism about global warming isn't denial - it's distrust. Several years ago it was reported that nitrates in a local river were higher than they were 100 years earlier. I researched the data and found that in the early 1900s, nitrate samples were only collected in the summer time when aquatic vegetation reduces nitrates. The same report stopped short of using two below normal nitrate years in their "modern" reporting period. But who knew?! The word 'global' is synonymous with comprehensive. I have a hard time believing that in 1880, third world equatorial countries were concerned about globally representative temperature data collection. Turn a globe over and look at the bottom 1/4 of our planet - its all water and ice. Was that area of our planet well represented with temperature data in 1880? Is it today? Or, like the nitrate results, is data just cherry-picked? Fool me once ......
Posted by Curt Zingula at 8:19AM CDT 06/28/14
Good comments Curt and well stated, I'm in your camp -
Posted by Dakota Ag at 11:20AM CDT 06/28/14
Posted by Gene Tiedemann at 1:21PM CDT 06/28/14
I agree that Curt has a good point. I once was told there was an Easter Bunny, woke up to hunting colored eggs and received an basket of chocolate eggs on Easter Morning,,,,, while there was some evidence of rabbits in the yard Easter Morning it was in part a hoax,,,,, last time I beleive thermometer readings around the world!!!!!
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 11:42AM CDT 06/29/14
I have never commented before. Maybe I shouldn't. But when 80-90 percent of scientists say there is global warming maybe we should wake up ! It won't matter to us. But what about our grand kids or great grandkiids. Maybe we should think of the future. We won't live forever although we all try not to accept that fact. Hoping for better future. THINK!!
Posted by DONALD LITTLE at 9:17PM CDT 06/29/14
Good luck on trying to stop an unstoppable force. Prepare to adapt, its called evolution.
Posted by Unknown at 9:26PM CDT 06/29/14
How are those warm temperatures making all that ice down at the S. pole? Maybe all the pontificating in certain areas of the world is leaving us all a little off balance! Has the current administration really made the seas began to recede back to the pole and become ice in just 6 short years. Maybe 80 to 90 percent of the crowd is chasing the wrong assumptions and u and me are being exposed!
Posted by Jim R Lerwick at 11:05PM CDT 06/29/14
"Unknown" makes a good point about preparing to adapt. If man's burning of fossil fuels and subsequent release of CO2 is the problem, then consider that in just 18 months China will increase its CO2 release by about the same amount as Obama policy expects to decrease CO2 here in the States.
Posted by Curt Zingula at 7:10AM CDT 06/30/14
80-90 % of the scientists? How is this verifiable? I won't link it, as you can do the research yourself, but just do a little leg work on what happens to the dissenters of climate change. This folks, is ONE BIG LIE.
Posted by Brandon Butler at 11:18AM CDT 06/30/14
so much for accurate information poured about half inch yet nothing on the 24 hour map yesterday what other results are inaccurate phil
Posted by Unknown at 5:52PM CDT 06/30/14
I attended a discussion on climate change at Princeton University this year, standing room only and hardly that. They were the greatest brains on the subject and their conclusion was that there is no question that their is serious climate change brought about by humans releasing CO2 from burning fossil fuel and that this is being sped up by perma-frost areas thawing and releasing methane gas. Yes at this point it is more about how we will adapt to this change that is already in place, but we need to deal with cutting down the emissions of greenhouse gas by using much less fossil fuels. The panel had little time for deniers and their questions other then to say the research and figures are in and they are dismal.
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 6:28AM CDT 07/01/14
Posted by Brandon Butler at 2:14PM CDT 07/01/14
In regards to my last post, it is only a matter of a few hours I'm sure that Bryce and Jay will give give the excuses why the gist of that article doesn't matter, et al. I'll give you to water carriers a hint....STOP SUPPORTING THOSE THAT LIE AND MANIPULATE DATA. You are being used. Do we as a whole need to use finite resources in a better way? Do we need to care for our environment better than in the past? A RESOUNDING YES TO BOTH QUESTIONS. But to blindly follow those that have shown that they are manipulating data to fit and agenda torpedoes YOUR credibility and makes those that ask questions first turn a blind eye or put up objections to environmental issues. Just for once admit that there is big money behind the climate issues and there are those attempting to profit from it with less than lily white intentions.
Posted by Brandon Butler at 2:20PM CDT 07/01/14
!00 million dollar bribe to Democratic party by Tom Steyer to their candidates and Obama causes will get the Keystone Pipeline shut down and people say it is not about the,money what pathetic fools !! Good ole Tom made billions in the fossil fuels industry and plans on making even more with a little help from his slavish politically connected friends. It is really quite sad that people will give up so much so easily for a few dollars and some false praise .
Posted by GORDON KEYES at 3:48PM CDT 07/01/14
80-90 % of the germans followed Hitler.... talk is cheap. Make me a 200 hp tractor that runs on clean energy... I dare you :-P
Posted by Paul Beiser at 7:58AM CDT 07/09/14
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