President Barack Obama wants to speed up the acquisition and building of new Coast Guard icebreakers that that can operate year-round in the nation’s polar regions, according to The New York Times.
Currently, the Coast Guard has two heavy icebreakers, down from seven during World War II, the Times reports, while Russia has 41 with plans for 11 more, and China has one and is building another.
More icebreakers in a supposedly warming world?
“Maybe the reason President Obama refuses to release his college grades has to do with his performance in a course on logic,” writes Thomas Lifson in The American Thinker.
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”If your winter has been brutally cold in Tokyo or Toledo in recent years, you can thank global warming in the Arctic, a new study suggests.” Continue reading Severe winters caused by global warming, says new study
How will he explain the summer snow and unusual cold?
Continue reading Obama headed to Alaska to fight global warming
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For anyone who wants to see how wrong NASA can be with their predictions we have this from December 2006. Continue reading NASA blew this one big-time
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According to NASA, the sunspot cycle we are now passing through – Sunspot Cycle 24 – is the smallest such cycle since Cycle 14, which ended back in 1906. Continue reading Sunspot count now lower than during the Dalton Minimum
Bear incidents reported in Colorado Springs, Boulder, Fort Collins, Parker, Wheat Ridge, even in the heart of Denver. Continue reading Unusual cold and rain force bears to roam for food
Latest prediction from NASA’s David Hathaway – August 2015 Continue reading New Sunspot Number Prediction from NASA
Accompanied by near-continuous tremors, dense plumes of ash are now almost constantly rising up to 2 km (1.2 miles) into the sky above the restless Equador volcano. Continue reading Cotopaxi eruption continues – Gradually increasing trend