But remember, children: When it gets colder, it’s just “weather”, no matter how often it happens and how much of a pattern is developing. One hot summer’s day, on the other hand, is “irrefutable evidence that you need to have your SUV taken away at gunpoint and be forced to buy a Chevy Doltswagen™.
“Bosnian authorities on Sunday used helicopters to evacuate sick people and deliver food to thousands of people who have been cut off by the heaviest snow the country has ever recorded… Across Eastern Europe thousands of people were digging themselves out from heavy snow that followed a weeklong cold snap that has killed hundreds.
More than 100 remote Bosnian villages are cut off by snow over 6 1/2 feet high in the mountains. More than three feet has fallen in the capital Sarajevo, where a state of emergency has been declared…
This is the second year in a row where Europe has been hit by winter weather much harsher than usual, but don’t expect the Glowbull Gore Cultists™ to acknowledge that with as much as a raised eyebrow.
At the same time as the number of solar flares are at the lowest level since the seventeenth century, and it is a fact that solar activity correlates pretty much precisely with fluctuations in global temperatures.
You decide but, as to ourself, “that big ball of fire in the sky from which Earth gets all of its energy might have something to do with global climate” sounds a whole Hell of a lot more plausible than “the last Ice Age ended because of the woolly mammoths’ excessive flatulence and/or advanced industrialized society.”