Thursday, March 08, 2007

The Gore Effect

UNITED STATES Climate Summary

The average temperature in February 2007 was 32.9 F. This was -1.8 F cooler than the 1901-2000 (20th century) average, the 34th coolest February in 113 years. The temperature trend for the period of record (1895 to present) is 0.3 degrees Fahrenheit per decade.

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Gore Effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gore Effect is a phenomena in which several places Al Gore visits to give his global warming speech experience unusual snowfall or record cold temperatures. Examples include:
* Jan 2004, when Gore spoke in NYC, NYC had the coldest weather in nearly 50 years.
* Nov 2006, 2 weeks before summer, Al Gore visits Australia to give his speech, as a huge snowstorm hits.
* Feb 2007, Gore presentation canceled at Maryville University, due to snowstorm

And now: * Feb 2007, Gore wins Oscar for Severe Global Warming documentary, month cooler than average.

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