Wednesday, 27 August 2008

What bloody global warming ?

Aug 26, 2008
Snowpack Study Shows No Long-Term Climate Change Signal

By Phyllis Fletcher, KUOW News

A new study from the University of Washington indicates that climate change may not be the reason snowpack is shrinking in the Cascade Mountains. The finding is in contrast with science and policy that have dominated the discussion of snowpack, flood, and water resources.

The new study is authored by several atmospheric scientists, including KUOW regular Cliff Mass. Mass says the amount of snowpack has not changed appreciably in the last 30 years. He and his colleagues argue that much of the change in the last century could be attributed to a weather pattern that has nothing to do with global warming caused by human activity. (To read the rest of the article click

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