Intriguing Tipping Points TV Series Begins Airing Saturday at 9pm EDT

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 12:09 PM GMT on October 18, 2013

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How does one tell the most important story of our time--the emergence of our great Climate Disruption--without boring one's audience to tears, but at the same time, not resorting to over-hyped spinning of the science? “Tipping Points”, a landmark 6-part TV series that begins airing at 9 pm EDT Saturday, October 19 on The Weather Channel, aims to do just that. "Tipping Points" follows a group of preeminent scientists as they venture off the grid to explore the perilous tipping points making our weather systems more extreme and unpredictable.

The phenomena of “tipping points” follows the concept that, at a particular moment in time, a small change can have a large, long-term consequence on a fragile climate system already in a state of flux. Localized ecological systems are known to shift abruptly and irreversibly from one state to another when they are forced across critical thresholds. Further, when the situation is pushed past the “tipping point,” it will potentially lead to a chain reaction, putting other ecosystems around the globe in peril. “Tipping Points” will feature several of the most critical examples, including the collapse of the Greenland ice sheet, total melting of the Himalayan icecap glaciers, die-back of the Amazon rainforest, shutdown of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation, and the rapid melt of the permafrost in Siberia. "Tipping Points" will not only show how climate changes affect local communities in exotic and distant locales like the Amazon or Siberia, but how it impacts and is relevant to people from Australia and Asia to Europe, South America to Canada and every community in between. The series explores what is happening at the most dramatic tipping points and looks to find answers to understand what can be done to stem the tide of change before we do irreparable damage, and ultimately put our own lives at risk.



The series is hosted by polar explorer and climate journalist Bernice Notenboom, the first woman to climb Mt. Everest and walk to the North and South Poles. She is joined by a number of leading international environmental scientists in each episode, such as Dr. Jason Box, Dr. Matthew England, Professor Peter Cox, and more. In each episode, Notenboom heads off to a far corner of the world to find scientists in the field undertaking vital climate research to try to understand how the climate system is changing and how long we have to make significant changes before we reach a tipping point--a point of no return when our climate system will be changed irreversibly.



The first episode at 9 pm EDT/8 pm CDT this Saturday will be "Amazon Rainforest Risks". "Tipping Points" host Bernice Notenboom will join Peter Cox, Professor of Climate System Dynamics at the University of Exeter, on an expedition across the vast Amazon Rainforest to explore the mega droughts and tree deaths occurring that threaten the forest's survival this century. The Amazon stores CO2 in its soils and biomass equivalent to about fifteen years of human-caused emissions, so a massive die-back of the forest could greatly accelerate global warming. Photosynthesis in the world's largest rainforest keeps the Earth cooler by taking about 2 billion tons of carbon dioxide out of the air each year. However, exceptional droughts in both 2005 and 2010 reversed this process. The Amazon emitted 3 billion tons of CO2 to the atmosphere in 2005, causing a net 5 billion ton increase in CO2 to the atmosphere--roughly equivalent to 19% of the total CO2 emissions to the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels that year. A 2013 NASA-led study found that an area of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California continues to suffer from the effects of the 2005 mega drought. A 2008 paper by Professor Cox warned that their climate model predicted a rapidly increasing risk of 2005-like droughts from 1-in-20 years in the present climate to 1-in-2 years by 2025, if we continue emitting CO2 at our current "business-as-usual" pace. A 2013 study by Fu et al. found that the dry season length has grown by about seven days per decade in the southern part of the rainforest. If this trend continues in coming decades at half of that rate, the fire season that contributed to the 2005 drought would become the new norm by the late 21st century. The leader of the study, Rong Fu, explained: "The dry season over the southern Amazon is already a marginal for maintaining rainforest. At some point, if it becomes too long, the rainforest will reach a tipping point."



Typhoon Francisco headed towards Japan
Category 4 Typhoon Francisco continues to intensify over the warm waters of the Western Pacific about 200 miles west of Guam. Even though the eye of Francisco passed more than 150 miles west of Guam Friday morning, the huge storm brought sustained winds of 37 mph, gusting to 46 mph, to the island, along with 6.75" of rain. Satellite loops show that Francisco is well-organized with an impressive area of heavy thunderstorms and a prominent eye. With warm waters that extend to great depth and low wind shear, continued strengthening is likely, and Francisco is forecast to become a super typhoon with 150 mph winds by Saturday as it heads northwest towards Japan. The European model now shows that Francisco will miss Japan, but the GFS model predicts that Francisco will hit Japan on Thursday next week. There is very high uncertainty in the storm's track that far into the future, since the timing of Francisco's turn the northeast is difficult to predict.

The Atlantic is quiet
None of the reliable computer models for forecasting tropical cyclone genesis is predicting development over the next five days.

Jeff Masters

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re: #227 JTDailyUpdate's post on the Wyatt / Curry paper.

Thanks Birthmark and Naga5000 for quoting it so I could see what was posted, but for what reason was comment #227 removed???

This is absurd censorship.
Whether one agrees or disagrees with the findings of the study or dislikes it's author / co-author, this was a interesting hypothesis published in a science journal specifically relating to factors influencing weather / climate... The commenter broke no rules, most certainly within the bounds of Dr Jeff's entry topic.

I'd really like to hear an explanation why this merited removal, other than yet another example of Wunderground's flag buttons being overused and abused from their original intent.
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Quoting 345. MississippiWx:


LOL.

What makes this funny is how extremely opposite those two members conduct themselves here. :-)


LOL - split personality at its best ;).
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Quoting 339. Sfloridacat5:


Link didn't work for me.
But could these "rising tides" have to do with beach erosion?
That is usually the main cause of tidal rise on beaches.


No. The sea level rise means that some locations on the barrier islands experience flooding on a regular basis - through the storm water drains. I think North Miami beach is particularly susceptible.
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Quoting 331. daddyjames:
The sad thing is that, if - unfortunately - a tipping point is reached and things go to heck in a handbasket - those that prefer to argue that this is all "natural" will simply jump on this as evidence supporting their "argument".

Meanwhile, my theory is that STS and SL are one and the same. :) I jest, of course.


LOL.

What makes this funny is how extremely opposite those two members conduct themselves here. :-)
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Quoting 318. CybrTeddy:


I might as well admit it, they're all me.

I'm every single member of this blog.

People who have been lurking for the past few years have just been watching one person argue, rant, discuss, blob-watch, and troll themselves on a daily basis.

No, I'm Spartacus!
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#335.

Seminar held for rising sea levels, tidal flooding
Miami Beach asking Dutch for help solving problems with rising sea levels

Author: Ben Candea, Senior Web Producer, bcandea@local10.com


Florida Atlantic University held a seminar Thursday on rising sea levels and tidal flooding, a problem affecting Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach.

The National Weather Service issued a warning that Fort Lauderdale may seen minor coastal flooding this weekend because of higher than average tides. High tides have flooded parts of Alton Road on South Beach throughout the week.

"If you've lived here a long time, the high tides didn't cause much problems 20 or 30 years ago," said Leonard Berry with the Florida Center for Environment Studies. "What's changed is a very small amount of sea level rise that we've had, 5 to 8 inches over the last 50 to 60 years, and Florida's so darn flat that that small amount of change allows the tide to come up through the drainage system."



"I remember back in the 60s and 70s, you didn't see what you see now. You didn't see -- at high tide -- streets flooding," said Miami Beach city manager Jimmy Morales.

Miami Beach has contacted experts in the Netherlands, where most of the population lives below sea level. The European country has built a massive system of dams and pumps over the centuries to keep its cities dry.

"One of the things they do in the Netherlands is the way they design their projects, they try to create a lot of opportunities for water storage. So if they're building a garage, they'll put in levels underground so when it rains or there's flooding, water can go somewhere," said Morales.

"The Dutch have a very long history when it comes to water," said Esther van Geloven, the senior commercial officer at the Dutch Consulate General in Miami. "We realized we really need to work with nature and with the water to make sure our country's safe."

Miami Beach is spending at least $200 million on overhauling an aging drainage system with more pumps, higher sea walls, more storage for storm runoff and measures to keep seasonal high tides from flooding streets and neighborhoods.

Read: The Netherlands: Fighting (on) the water

"It's coming and the question is our we going to be prepared or not," added Morales.

"It's going to cost billions of dollars, but our assets are trillions of dollars," said Berry.



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Quoting 335. F16NightSpook:
Here's a rather casual local news article about how the seasonal high tides in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale are no longer staying on the beach. As a "new guy" to the blog, I haven't cracked the code on posting a link or photo, but I'm sure one of you old timers can do it. Seems like rising sea levels are for real down here. Obviously, some folks are planning ahead.


http://www.local10.com/news/seminar-held-for-risi ng-sea-levels-tidal-flooding/-/1717324/22486894/-/ ipswjm/-/index.html


Link not working. Here it is LINK. Neither will the Dutch. Florida does not have a solid bedrock. Water will get in one way or the other. Their just fooling themselves.
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Quoting 290. bappit:

I get started with The Onion. After that, I'm prepared for anything.


The problem is all too often these days, you can't tell the difference between the Onion and serious news.
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Quoting 335. F16NightSpook:
Here's a rather casual local news article about how the seasonal high tides in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale are no longer staying on the beach. As a "new guy" to the blog, I haven't cracked the code on posting a link or photo, but I'm sure one of you old timers can do it. Seems like rising sea levels are for real down here. Obviously, some folks are planning ahead.


http://www.local10.com/news/seminar-held-for-risi ng-sea-levels-tidal-flooding/-/1717324/22486894/-/ ipswjm/-/index.html


Link didn't work for me.
But could these "rising tides" have to do with beach erosion?
That is usually the main cause of tidal rise on beaches.
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South Florida is shaping up for very nice temps soon with a high near 80 and a low in the 60s.
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Quoting 334. Sfloridacat5:
What does this chart tell us?


That were we alive back then, we would be "fritos pescaditos".
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If only this was in the Atlantic.

000
ABPZ20 KNHC 181736
TWOEP

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 AM PDT FRI OCT 18 2013

FOR THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC...EAST OF 140 DEGREES WEST LONGITUDE..

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BECOME SOMEWHAT MORE ORGANIZED TODAY
IN ASSOCIATION WITH A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LOCATED ABOUT 350
MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC. CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE CONDUCIVE FOR SOME SLOW DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM
DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THIS SYSTEM HAS A MEDIUM CHANCE...30
PERCENT...OF BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS...AND A MEDIUM CHANCE...50 PERCENT...OF BECOMING A TROPICAL
CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS WHILE IT MOVES WESTWARD TO
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

&&

FIVE-DAY FORMATION PROBABILITIES ARE EXPERIMENTAL IN 2013. COMMENTS
ON THE EXPERIMENTAL FORECASTS CAN BE PROVIDED AT...

WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=ETWO

$$
FORECASTER LANDSEA
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Here's a rather casual local news article about how the seasonal high tides in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale are no longer staying on the beach. As a "new guy" to the blog, I haven't cracked the code on posting a link or photo, but I'm sure one of you old timers can do it. Seems like rising sea levels are for real down here. Obviously, some folks are planning ahead.


http://www.local10.com/news/seminar-held-for-risi ng-sea-levels-tidal-flooding/-/1717324/22486894/-/ ipswjm/-/index.html
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What does this chart tell us?
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Quoting 311. FunnelVortex:


The AGW and Ice Age doomers always kill the fun here.


Science,or meteorology in General as a Field of Study, or Climatology..is not always "Fun".

From it we gain insight and knowledge to prevent calamity, or at least avoid it.


NOAA is a source we all use and to deny their numbers and words on Climate Change,well...it is what it is.

And if a human singly or by the Millions disagree with the "Known"...it dosen't matter.

The Warming continues,unabated.

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Quoting 326. JNTenne:

I wonder how you say "D'OH" in Spanish??


El d'oh
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The sad thing is that, if - unfortunately - a tipping point is reached and things go to heck in a handbasket - those that prefer to argue that this is all "natural" will simply jump on this as evidence supporting their "argument".

Meanwhile, my theory is that STS and SL are one and the same. :) I jest, of course.
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Quoting 296. HurriHistory:
You are correct. Most of the hotels you see in this clip are still standing. Cars back then were very heavy so the winds in King had to be very high in order for a lot of them to have been flipped over like you see in some of the photos. It's also interesting to note that Hurricane King still stands as the last Major Hurricane to make a direct hit on the cities of Miami and MiamiBeach to this day. (For those who think otherwise, Andrew made a direct hit on the city of Homestead and not Miami).


My Dad used to take me to South Beach in the early 60's driving his 55 Chevy........Yes, it was a nice heavy steel car likes the earlier ones in these clips; his was two-toned with the white on top and aquamarine on the lower side. He kept that car until the 80's as the "fishing trip" car and I learned to drive on it (with the shift on the steering wheel).
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Quoting 326. JNTenne:


I wonder how you say "D'OH" in Spanish??

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Quoting 324. ncstorm:


I dont have to believe in conspiracies..I can read and saw the exchange...LOL..

lets keep the flow of internet comments to the topic of GW..thats whats important..the doom of our planet with aid of our computers..



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Quoting 259. LargoFl:
well taken from the UK daily Mail.............[Graphic comparing one year to another year]

I seem to recall others pointing out to you the flaws in this type of thinking before, yet you post again.

Remember, there is natural variability in sea ice extent. Even in volume. It will naturally go up and down about a mean value; this is expected. With climate change, that "mean" value is changing, and for sea ice, it is in the less ice direction. As sea ice extent gets smaller and smaller, the percentage "growth" rate between an abnormally low year and the mean will become larger and larger, simply due to arithmetic.

Anyone who thinks that this means something really knows very little about sea ice, and is having trouble with basic math.
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Quoting 305. Patrap:
See, Science does matter, to point. .01 I'm figuring right, the Tabasco throws off my thinking.

Spain's 1.75billion submarine programme is torpedoed after realising near-complete vessel is 70 tonnes too heavy because engineer put decimal point in the wrong place

I wonder how you say "D'OH" in Spanish??
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Quoting 314. cpaman:
We are currently in the longest period (8 years) since the Civil War Era without a major hurricane strike in the US (i.e., category 3, 4 or 5)' ( last major hurricane to strike the US was Hurricane Wilma in 2005)


And since then, over $150 billion dollars in property damage has been inflicted to North America, the vast majority of that being in the United States.

The record is pretty much irrelevant, although I don't doubt major news articles and self proclaimed experts on everything commenting on those articles will make it sound relevant.
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Quoting 317. Naga5000:


Sorry, NC, you want to believe this silly conspiracy theory put your money where your mouth is. Who is who.


I dont have to believe in conspiracies..I can read and saw the exchange...LOL..

lets keep the flow of internet comments to the topic of GW..thats whats important..the doom of our planet with aid of our computers..
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Quoting 319. hurricanes2018:
Well,hello,where is this.
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Quoting 318. CybrTeddy:


I might as well admit it, they're all me.

I'm every single member of this blog.

People who have been lurking for the past few years have just been watching one person argue, rant, discuss, blob-watch, and troll themselves on a daily basis.
Really.
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Quoting 314. cpaman:
We are currently in the longest period (8 years) since the Civil War Era without a major hurricane strike in the US (i.e., category 3, 4 or 5)' ( last major hurricane to strike the US was Hurricane Wilma in 2005)


As we saw last year, you don't always need a major for a devastating hurricane.
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Quoting 310. Naga5000:


Ok, since you want to accuse people of having multiple handles, here are the 17 pluses.

"Plused by:
Naga5000
Patrap
hydrus
StormTrackerScott
ScottLincoln
Birthmark
Xandra
Astrometeor
Pipejazz
JohnLonergan
dabirds
weavingwalker
kanshadow
bluenosedave
FLwolverine
Picatso
cynyc2"

Please explain to us who is who. If your going to make accusations, might as well go all the way.


I might as well admit it, they're all me.

I'm every single member of this blog.

People who have been lurking for the past few years have just been watching one person argue, rant, discuss, blob-watch, and troll themselves on a daily basis.
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Quoting 315. ncstorm:


its okay..some of us know Naga..in fact it was confirmed yesterday..I'm sorry to have to tell you this but you can look at yesterday's blog where a poster from that same list responded to a post about a well known and beloved blogger here and used the pronoun "I"..forgot to log out..:)..its there if it hasnt been already removed and replaced with a dot...fortunately..I have a copy of it due to posts mysteriously getting edited..





Sorry, NC, you want to believe this silly conspiracy theory put your money where your mouth is. Who is who.
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Quoting 313. Neapolitan:
Don't forget to add me; I just voted it up, as well... ;-)


LOL!!..I didnt forget you..:)
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Quoting 310. Naga5000:


Ok, since you want to accuse people of having multiple handles, here are the 17 pluses.

"Plused by:
Naga5000
Patrap
hydrus
StormTrackerScott
ScottLincoln
Birthmark
Xandra
Astrometeor
Pipejazz
JohnLonergan
dabirds
weavingwalker
kanshadow
bluenosedave
FLwolverine
Picatso
cynyc2"

Please explain to us who is who. If your going to make accusations, might as well go all the way.


its okay..some of us know Naga..in fact it was confirmed yesterday..I'm sorry to have to tell you this but you can look at yesterday's blog where a poster from that same list responded to a post about a well known and beloved blogger here and used the pronoun "I"..forgot to log out..:)..its there if it hasnt been already removed and replaced with a dot...fortunately..I have a copy of it due to posts mysteriously getting edited..



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We are currently in the longest period (8 years) since the Civil War Era without a major hurricane strike in the US (i.e., category 3, 4 or 5)' ( last major hurricane to strike the US was Hurricane Wilma in 2005)
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Quoting 310. Naga5000:


Ok, since you want to accuse people of having multiple handles, here are the 17 pluses.

"Plused by:
Naga5000
Patrap
hydrus
StormTrackerScott
ScottLincoln
Birthmark
Xandra
Astrometeor
Pipejazz
JohnLonergan
dabirds
weavingwalker
kanshadow
bluenosedave
FLwolverine
Picatso
cynyc2"

Please explain to us who is who. If your going to make accusations, might as well go all the way.
Don't forget to add me; I just voted it up, as well... ;-)
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Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide & Global Surface Temperature Trends

The recent increase in concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is the result of human activities, mainly the burning of fossil fuels. As the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has increased, so has the average surface temperature of the Earth.



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Quoting 308. Patrap:


I usually feel it then too, and when we get a wattsupwitdatt graph,link, Quote, etc,



The AGW and Ice Age doomers always kill the fun here.
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Quoting 303. ncstorm:


17 plusses belonging to 4 out of 5 people..LOL..


Ok, since you want to accuse people of having multiple handles, here are the 17 pluses.

"Plused by:
Naga5000
Patrap
hydrus
StormTrackerScott
ScottLincoln
Birthmark
Xandra
Astrometeor
Pipejazz
JohnLonergan
dabirds
weavingwalker
kanshadow
bluenosedave
FLwolverine
Picatso
cynyc2"

Please explain to us who is who. If your going to make accusations, might as well go all the way.
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Quoting 164. sdswwwe:
I really wish Dr. Masters would have a separate blogs for tropical weather and global warming. This blog is just getting ridiculous...


a separate blog?..but no one will be in there to argue with "them"..thats why they come in here..
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Quoting 306. FunnelVortex:
You can always seem to hear the winds blowing when just looking at these images.



I usually feel it then too, and when we get a wattsupwitdatt graph,link,Quote, etc,

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Quoting 292. FLwolverine:

Naw. Tipping point is when you reach a point that has an inevitable consequence. I think we've already done that. The dramatic consequences are somewhere down the road. When we see them, we are way past the point of no return.

For an analogy think of certain diseases of the human body: osteoporosis, syphilitic meningitis, lung cancer, diabetes. I'm not a doctor, so my list of examples is short. The chickens come home to roost long after they've flown the coop. (Mixing metaphors like that might be a symptom of something. I don't want to think about it.)
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You can always seem to hear the winds blowing when just looking at these images.

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See, Science does matter, to point. .01 I'm figuring right, the Tabasco throws off my thinking.

Spain's £1.75billion submarine programme is torpedoed after realising near-complete vessel is 70 tonnes too heavy because engineer put decimal point in the wrong place
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Quoting 302. Neapolitan:
The series looks like a good one; my DVR has been set to record it for a while now. I just wished other broadcast and cable networks would air programming of similar quality and profundity. But a quick glance at the listings shows that Tipping Points will be competing for Saturday evening viewer eyeballs with such scintillating and important fare as Anna and Kristina's Beauty Call, The Nazi Gospels, Team Umizoomi, and Celebrity Ghost Stories.

Does anyone still wonder why Americans overall have problems grasping science? :-\


My DVR is set to watch the walking dead..fitting due to the planet about to explode and CO2 gasses omitted into the air....

Daisy..I haven't yet watch the video..will watch later on after work..

carry on the doom Nea..
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Quoting 224. Xulonn:
I'm not so sure that your "we're not stupid" remark applies here - I think that you are simply mistaken, not stupid. And I take it that you are opposed to what Dr. Masters teaches us about climate science and AGW/CC.

So why don't the cohort of climate denialists here plus each other - there seems to be a lot of you around. If you like someone's comment, and think it has substance, give them a shout-out with a plus.

A lot of "made up" handles at Dr. Rood's blog? Really?? I know most of the regulars there as "online friends" and see absolutely no evidence of multiple handles. The "Rood Regulars" are all quite different from each other, and have unique personalities that come to light over time. There's even a bunch of the regulars from Dr. Masters blog who come over to Dr. Rood's blog and post comments, and most of that bunch are intelligent, informed, and dedicated to basing their posts on evidence-based science.

Of course, there are mild to hard-core denialists on both blogs. Occasionally they wander over to Dr. Rood's blog and post bogus denialist claptrap, and continue to do so, even after repeated slap-downs with heavy doses of hard-core science, evidence and reality.

Most of the people that I follow and often plus at both blogs are not here for the "fun" of an online "social gathering" but rather to learn more about - and discuss - weather and climate. Although many of us - like most scientists themselves - are quite passionate about science, but not online social butterflies. If fact many "partier" types likely see us as boring.

I plus posts because I "like" them - the criteria that the plus sign says to use. I even plus posts of people with whom I often disagree, usually on other subjects where I appreciate their comments and information. I particularly plus many posts that add valid, evidence backed information to weather and climate science subjects, but I do not minus posts that simply voice an opposing viewpoint.

Pushing an agenda - well, yes - the same "agenda" that Jeff Masters' "pushes.' I understand the science, and appreciate the efforts of Dr. Masters and his colleagues, and the mission of this website he has set up to not only discuss severe and tropical weather, but climate science, including AGW/CC.


17 plusses belonging to 4 out of 5 people..LOL..
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The series looks like a good one; my DVR has been set to record it for a while now. I just wished other broadcast and cable networks would air programming of similar quality and profundity. But a quick glance at the listings shows that Tipping Points will be competing for Saturday evening viewer eyeballs with such scintillating and important fare as Anna and Kristina's Beauty Call, The Nazi Gospels, Team Umizoomi, and Celebrity Ghost Stories.

Does anyone still wonder why Americans overall have problems grasping science? :-\
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301. yoboi
Quoting 300. Birthmark:

Link


Thank you.......
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Quoting 298. yoboi:



I will give it a try....do ya have a link???

Link
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WP262013 - Typhoon (>=96 kt) FRANCISCO

2 km Storm Relative IR Imagery with BD Enhancement Curve



2km Storm Relative IR Imagery with BD Enhancement Curve

The same infrared imagery shown in the earth relative framework is displayed in a storm relative framework, with a 2km resolution and enhanced with the "BD Curve" which is useful for directly inferring intensity via the Dvorak Enhanced IR (EIR) technique. Scaling is provided by two lightly hatched circles around the center. The two circles have radii of 1 and 2 degrees latitude, respectively.
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298. yoboi
Quoting 295. Birthmark:

You can if you like.



I will give it a try....do ya have a link???
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