Category Archives: climate change

Melting Time: El Niño Forms In Pacific, Data Indicates ‘A Very Large Spread, Everything From Blockbuster To Wimp’

May 12, 2023

Thick sunshine and way-warm temperatures this late-afternoon Friday here in California’s Central Valley — first time in a while a ‘T-shirt‘ day and strong indicators of a hot, blistering summer coming quickly. We’re forecast for…

Oceans’ Heat-Melt: Climate Change-Influenced Water Temps ‘Heading In An Unprecedented Direction’

April 26, 2023

Sunny and still just after the noon hour here in California’s Central Valley — we’re in the low 80s right now and forecast for the 90s tomorrow as the full range of the season starts…

DC Cherry Blossoms ‘Wonderland-esque’ — Again, Climate-Change At Play

March 24, 2023

As we await the weekend and close out another crazy-ass work week, here’s a normal, yet abnormal item (due to climate change), reflecting on nature’s annual flower show in DC. Yet this is better than…

Weather Shit: California AR Cruising — Once Again!

March 21, 2023

Overcast with occasional rain showers this near-noon Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley with all the moisture buffered by some heavy winds blowing through the trees, making more frightful noises beyond the weather-minded environment. This…

Another Alarming UN Climate Report: Action Required Immediately On All Fronts — ‘Everything, Everywhere, All At Once’

March 20, 2023

Overcast and warm this late-afternoon Monday here in California’s Central Valley as we wait for the next ‘atmospheric river’ due tonight or Tuesday sometime. Although forecast to not be a massive gully-washer, there will still…

Reality Break: Increase Oil Drilling In The Face Of Extreme, Climate-Change-Influenced Weather — WTF?

March 14, 2023

No rain but thickly gray clouds made more ominous by some sharp, high-velocity winds, all overcasting this late afternoon Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley as we reach maybe a lull in the latest storm…

Rain In California, Again: ‘Unrivaled, Unparalleled Weather’ — Part Infinity

March 10, 2023

Rain and more rain this mid-day Friday here in California’s Central Valley as we feel wet from a ‘pineapple express,’ which blew in from the south Pacific last night — although our rainfall is steady…

Carbon Emissions Last Year Lower Than Expected, Yet ‘No Cause For Celebration’

March 2, 2023

Clear skies and fading sunshine this late-afternoon Thursday here in California’s Central Valley.– a wildly gorgeous day compared to the last week, especially this morning when it might have been considered almost warmish, an interlude…

Climate-Change Melt — ‘When It Rains, It’s Increasingly Likely To Pour, Just Because Of Basic Thermodynamics’

February 28, 2023

Drizzling rain in way-chilly wind this late-afternoon Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley, continuing this winter’s wettest-in-a-while season of storms and weather-whatnot (chaos and turbulence). Despite the way-wet environment, we’re not that bad off  where…