Was September Really So Cool? Not in Switzerland

Was September Really So Cool? Not in Switzerland
0/5 based on 0 votes.
glacier meltingAs the internet buzzes with talk of NASA's latest finding that the Greenland ice sheet is shrinking faster than expected, an article in today's New York Times quotes Max Maisch, an expert on glaciers at the University of Zurich, lamenting the shrinking state of Switzerland's glaciers. This year was a terrible year for the glaciers, said Max Maisch,... July was very hot, though August was cool; but September was the warmest in 140 years. Many glaciers are collapsing on the edges. Maisch's observation of warm September temperatures in Europe flies in the face of a recent NOAA report, discussed here last week, which emphasized that September was cooler in the U.S. relative to the precending several months, while stating in the same new release that the "January-September 2006 combined temperature is the warmest on record." While temperatures may have been briefly lower in the U.S., clearly not everyone on the planet was enjoying a cool September this year.
Submitted by elementlist on Oct 27, 2006
673 views. Averaging 0 views per day.

Post Reply

Quick Comment

Your Name:

Click a smilie to insert it into your message. You may use BB Codes in your message.
Spam Prevention:

Quick Search


3,012 listings in 21 categories, with 2,271,319 clicks. Directory last updated Sep 12, 2023. Welcome Amara Fatima, the newest member.