Month: March 2019

Our cars under threat with Agenda 21

As if our motoring has not been under threat for decades as we head towards USSR lite. NRMA calls for ban on sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030. The answer is we have to vote for MP’s who will oppose unreasonable changes and protect motorists rights – gosh I thought that was what NRMA did.

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March 31, 2019 at 05:28PM

New paper: Urbanization has increased minimum temperatures 1.7K in the UK

From the Royal Meteorological Society. (h/t to reader NJSnowFan) How much has urbanisation affected United Kingdom temperatures? Ian L. M. Goddard, Simon F. B. Tett Abstract This study aims to estimate the affect of urbanisation on daily maximum and minimum temperatures in the United Kingdom. Urban fractions were calculated for 10 km × 10 km areas surrounding…

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March 31, 2019 at 02:15PM

What’s the worst case? Emissions/concentration scenarios

Reposted from Climate Etc. Posted on March 28, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Is the RCP8.5 scenario plausible? This post is Part II in the possibility series (for an explanation of the possibilistic approach, see previous post link).  This paper also follows up on a recent series of posts about RCP8.5 [link]. 3.…

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March 31, 2019 at 12:07PM

New Zealand bridge breaks apart after unprecedented rainfall – Video

Some areas were expecting half-a-meter (19 inches) of rain.

“The Waiho River Bridge, south of the Franz Josef township on New Zealand’s South Island, was swept away during the unprecedented rainfall, breaking apart piece by piece before being swept away downstream. Another bridge was also damaged during the downpour,” says rt news.

Local authorities declared a state of emergency.

https://www.rt.com/news/454816-new-zealand-bridge-washed-away/

Thanks to Stephen Bird for this link

 

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March 31, 2019 at 11:23AM