Global Yinyang: Lack of snow proves warming — as does prolific snow

Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past

CHARLES ONIANS (Couldn’t be The Onion?)

Monday, 20 March 2000

Britain’s winter ends tomorrow with further indications of a striking environmental change: snow is starting to disappear from our lives.

Sledges, snowmen, snowballs and the excitement of waking to find that the stuff has settled outside are all a rapidly diminishing part of Britain’s culture, as warmer winters – which scientists are attributing to global climate change – produce not only fewer white Christmases, but fewer white Januaries and Februaries.

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Bundle Up, It’s Global Warming

JUDAH COHEN

December 25, 2010

How can we reconcile this? The not-so-obvious short answer is that the overall warming of the atmosphere is actually creating cold-weather extremes. Last winter, too, was exceptionally snowy and cold across the Eastern United States and Eurasia, as were seven of the previous nine winters.

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Was there ever heavy snow before human progress?  Was there light snow?

Adjusting facts to fit the theory: road to harmony or hypocrisy?

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