Think Progress is spreading Christmas cheer, with the big lie.
the primary effect of global warming on winter is, well, warmer temperatures — making white Christmases less likely.
Rutgers University data shows that December snow extent has been increasing, with the last four years all close to the record. December temperatures have been plummeting in the US since the start of the 21st century – at an astonishing rate of 57 degrees per century.
In Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (written in the 1950s) – the whole point of the story was that is was very warm in Vermont (70 degrees) until Christmas Eve.
Santa knows that Joe Romm has been very naughty in 2011, and not at all nice. His current scams are predicated on the hope that everyone’s memory is only about two weeks long.