coalkirk wrote:Shame on you!. don't throw them away, recycle. I think they'd make great compost.
Perfect for starting the stoves!
Dallas wrote:Those numbers and charts may apply to the places they reference, however they don't conform to NE PA weather. As an example, Harvey's Lake used to get ice on it at least 2 feet thick. ... they would take teams of horses and wagons out on the lake and cut ice in the winter. I'd almost be afraid to walk out on the lake now. There may be a couple of recent years, where it didn't even freeze over.
coalkirk wrote:Looking at weather trends in the scope of your life time is not meanfull to draw any long term conclusions. Weather cycles tend to follow patterns that may trend hundreds or even thousands of years.
Wood'nCoal wrote:In light of this discussion I'm reposting this link to a 1975 article in Newsweek.
Dallas wrote:"Indicators of Climate Change in the Northeast" Univ. of New Hampshire
coalkirk wrote: Interesting to note that the coldest day recorded and the hottest day recorded both occurred within the same 100 year period. If that chart had gone bacl 1000 or 10000 years, you would see similar fluctuations, caused by solar activity, not SUV's and coal burning.
coalkirk wrote:Even after the modest 1.0ºF global warming of the last 140 years, present-day global temperatures remain cooler by about 1.0ºF than they were when the Vikings settled Greenland in medieval times.