PJ media: “Has the duration and extent of heat waves gone up or down in the last century?”
Answer: Not just down but way down. According to Chris Martz of Weather Facts (and, yes, he has them, replete with graphs; check it out), the average duration of heat waves is 41 percent shorter than it was in the 1930s.
They lasted nine days then to six and a half now. Not only that, average high temperatures in the 1930s, when industrialization was minuscule compared to today, were considerably above (roughly two degrees) what they are now. The thirties were a depressed time — and a hot one on top of that. more …
Opinion: The BPT rule of thumb: when deciding how to consider a political issue, first look at who is for, and who is against.
Global warming aka climate change aka climate sustainability was/is the religion of the secular progressive left. People without God in their lives need causes to try to fill the void.
The usual suspects were/are avid warming advocates: the Democrat party (John Kerry called it the biggest threat to US security), UN, EU, Russia, China and every third world country that sees the cause as a way to get global governance and extract wealth from the United States.
“While the earth remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
Cold and heat,
Winter and summer,
And day and night
Shall not cease.” Genesis 8:22
God’s plan for this world is all carefully written down in 66 books beginning in Genesis and ending in Revelation:
“Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.” Revelation 19:11
In between those pages is everything we need to know.