May 3, 2012

Y2Kyoto: Ve Haf Vays Of Making You Varm

"How conveeeenient....."

The number of in-orbit and planned Earth observation missions by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is projected to drop "precipitously" from 23 this year to only six by 2020

That means the number of instruments monitoring Earth's activity is expected to decline from a peak of about 110 last year to fewer than 30 by the end of the decade.

First they came for the thermometers....

h/t Bemused

Posted by Kate at May 3, 2012 11:50 AM

"First they came for the thermometers".

The connotations are so true. And the fewer thermometers out there, the easier to corrupt the data and skew it to the warmist side.

Who would have ever thought the Ruling Class would resort to 'taking away our thermometers' in order to further their agenda !?

But when you think about it, they are desperate - Communism Failed. Socialism failed. Nazism failed. Kings&Queens failed. Climate modelism failed.

So now our present day 'ruling class' resorts to commandeer the thermometers !! Hansen et al, democracies biggest threat ever.

Posted by: ron in kelowna ∴ at May 3, 2012 12:26 PM

Precisely, Ron. When the data doesn't add up to the political script, throw out the data AND get rid of the means to gather it.

You know the issue is politicized when.....

Posted by: Mark at May 3, 2012 12:40 PM

How many Environment Canada weathermen does it take to tell us what the weather will be?

Posted by: set you free at May 3, 2012 12:45 PM

This is a plea by NASA for more funding to monitor an invented crisis.

Clearly NASA has been invaded by warmists. The important question is how. Liberals infest academia, and they are infesting the civil service. Smaller government will decrease their power but increase their concentration.

Posted by: Reginald at May 3, 2012 12:53 PM

The Great Dying of Thermometers
Sinan Unur (animator)
// Incidentally, it is important to note that the stations themselves are not necessarily disappearing. //

Posted by: dizzy at May 3, 2012 12:53 PM

I don't see the problem,all they have to do is use computers to extrapolate from the data they currently have.

Hey,modern computers are super accurate,nothing can go wrong.

I'd be more impressed with the people at NASA if they'd each learn to play a musical instrument,so they could "busk" outside liquor stores.

If you're going to beg for a living,do it honestly,and you never know,there could be a budding Randy Travis in that bunch.

Posted by: dmorris at May 3, 2012 1:04 PM

it's only the thermometers and weather stations giving accurate readings that are disappearing...the ones that have been corrupted by encroaching man-made 'heat islands' like asphalt, heating ducts and even BBQ's are being used to provide the 'proof' of gorebull warming...much like the sensor that shows C02 levels increasing...the one on the lip of a Hawaiian volcano.............

Posted by: Bemused at May 3, 2012 1:16 PM

and then they use the 'data' to force gov't departments to buy 'green' vehicles that are useless for their intended purpose...much like the Canadian Forces were forced to buy propane vehicles for northern Alberta...vehicles that wouldn't work after being parked outside at -40 since it was illegal to park them inside...

Florida’s Miami-Dade County spent $4 million buying approximately 300 vehicles between 2006 and 2007 and then “abandoned” them in a county parking garage, according to a local investigative report.

Most of the forgotten fleet were “clean” energy Toyota Priuses.

The 293 “rusty” vehicles were discovered last October by the News America newscast Channel 41 in Miami. The station spent the next eight months investigating what they found.

“Once officials in Miami-Dade County discovered the station’s investigation, they rushed to put as many vehicles as possible into the active fleet. Since the end of last year, between 123 and 135 Priuses have entered county service,” Autominded reports.

But here’s the kicker: “Toyota introduced the third-generation of the Prius in 2009, so by the time these second-gen cars were hitting the Miami streets, even Toyota had moved on.”

Posted by: Bemused at May 3, 2012 1:23 PM GISS (NASA) director James Hansen continuing to declare the oceans are warming and sea levels are rising when tidal guages indicate sea level has recently declined not risen....and NASA's ARGOS system of drifting floats, monitoring ocean conditions, surface to a mile down, has detected no warming but a now definitive cooling.

Posted by: sasquatch at May 3, 2012 1:25 PM

*heading for Home Depot for home weather station kit.


Posted by: Curious at May 3, 2012 1:50 PM

Hi commentators:

I'm new to this site, so I have a question:

Is there any way to search former blog posts for keywords?

Posted by: rsty at May 3, 2012 2:21 PM

Hi commentators:

I'm new to this site, so I have a question:

Is there any way to search former blog posts for keywords?

Posted by: rsty at May 3, 2012 2:21 PM

The elevation of the thermometers is also lower:

From 1940 to 2000 the average elevation of thermometers dropped 46 meters which would increase temperatures.

Posted by: Bruce at May 3, 2012 3:05 PM mean CO2 is not really 'gassing the planet'?

Ze warmanistas, like Suzuki, vould never lie to you ze pipples!!


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Posted by: Hans at May 3, 2012 3:12 PM

So their funding is going up, but their hard data collecting is going down? Sounds like all the cash is going in the pockets of theoreticians and computer modelers, not actual science.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at May 3, 2012 3:37 PM

The reason so many temperature monitoring sites are being shut down is because most are totally useless , and this is what the warmists were basing their empirical data on.

Browse the photo gallery here to see for yourself.

Posted by: Brian at May 3, 2012 3:37 PM

The "cult" needed the mercury in those thermometers to put in the twisty light bulbs. Kill people, save the ice worms!

Posted by: Jema54 at May 3, 2012 3:46 PM

I guess they need the money to reach out to muslims.

Posted by: DrD at May 3, 2012 3:52 PM

Got my own home weather station, love it. Some talented graphics designer needs to design a sticker to label all the greenies with something that ties all this lunacy together. May i suggest something that includes a rainbow unicorn jumping over a blazing yellow sun with a green (forest green) swastika emblazoned with the words green agenda on it. Because normal people have friggin had it with this and they need to be labeled.

Posted by: wuberman at May 3, 2012 11:55 PM