If you can't explain the 'pause', you can't explain the cause...
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Look out: Record Breaking La Niña Occurring?
From a discussion board at NOAA comes this graph showing the developing La Niña of 2010 might be a record breaker. La Niña causes multiple global climate disruptions including a drop in global temperatures and extreme weather events around the globe, which no doubt will still be conveniently blamed on mankind's evil ways. The last 2 times of record-contending La Ninas in 1954 and 1973 were during the global cooling scare:
You are here (at "10+" data point)
Global temperatures drop about 6 months after a drop in the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), which is similar to but not the same as the El Niño-La Niña Index, as shown in the graph below. Look out for an extra cold winter and some cold water splashed on the claim "2010 is the hottest year ever."
Satellite temps in Red lag PDO in Green by ~6 months