Heat waves, drought, sand storms, water shortages, massive forest fires, agricultural devastation, and supercell tornadic activity are increasingly plaguing Texas, but like other dirty-energy producing states, they mindlessly deny global warming in order to forge ahead burning cheap carbon fossil fuels, clogging the atmosphere in the greenhouse, and causing increased global warming which worsens their — and everyone one elses — climate problems.
They even have the shameless audacity to ignore and even deny “climate change”. Well, if they say that the climate hasn’t changed over the last 40 years (as coincidentally the level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has risen), they stoop to the level of a person that childishly puts their hands over their ears and blabbers “I can’t heeaarr yooouuuu”…
So many egregiously sinister candidates to document for future generations in our “Denier Hall of Shame”, so little time…
It’s going to be a “long hot summer” Texas, enjoy it, it’s only a mild preview of much worse to come as the circular cascading feedback loops of global warming rev up and surpass their irreversible tipping point thresholds in only 5 to 7 years.
You think Texas is hot and dry and a burning hell now? You ain’t seen nothin yet…
Anyway, we provide below some excerpts — from the “Texas Climate News” website no less!? — and a link to an their article regarding the record breaking heat — this year, so far — in the lower 47 states as well as that bastion of dirty-energy denierologists, Texas.
Much of Texas has been getting something of a break from the history-making, headline-grabbing drought of 2011 in recent months [thanks to flooding in some areas], but the states excessive heat marches on.
The figures, the NCDC reported, showed Texas had its warmest spring (March through May) on record and its third warmest January-through-May period.
Nationally, it was the warmest spring in the [entire] contiguous U.S. since 1895, January-through-May was the warmest such period ever, the 12 months that ended May 31 was the warmest consecutive 12 months ever, and last month was the second-warmest May.
Texas record average temperature this spring was 4.7 degrees above the seasonal average over 118 years of record keeping. (Last summer, the states average temperature was 5.3 degrees above average).
Adjoining states were also unusually warm. Arkansas Louisiana and Oklahoma had their warmest spring and warmest January-through-May periods, while New Mexicos spring was its third-warmest and its January-through-May was its warmest initial five months of a year.
Some national highlights was the NCDC report:
The national temperature of 57.1 degrees F during spring was 5.2 degrees F above the long-term average, besting the previous warmest spring of 1910 by 2.0 degrees F. This marked the largest temperature departure from average of any season on record for the contiguous United States. The spring of 2012 was the culmination of the warmest March, third warmest April, and second warmest May. This marks the first time that all three months during the spring season ranked among the ten warmest, since records began in 1895.
Record and near-record warmth dominated the eastern two-thirds of the nation during spring. Thirty-one states were record warm for the season, and 11 additional states had spring temperatures ranking among their ten warmest. Only Oregon and Washington had spring temperatures near their average.
[ ]The average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during May was 64.3 degrees F, which is 3.3 degrees F above average — the second warmest May on record.
[ ]January-May was the warmest such period on record for the contiguous United States, with an average temperature of 49.2 degrees F, 5.0 degrees F above the long-term average. Twenty-nine states, all east of the Rockies, were record warm for the five-month period, and an additional 14 states had temperatures for the period among their ten warmest.
Disclaimer. To my many dear freinds in Texas, we apologize for generalizing. Not all Texans are bad, some are really good people. Unfortunately, there just aren’t enough of you to vote Perrynochio and his denierologist banditos out of office and replace them with someone that has a lick of sense…
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