I’m taking the train into DC on a beautiful summer morning, and of course, the press is pushing the usual “record heat” and “too early for it to be this hot” nonsense.
Hot in the east, cool in the west.
The US used to be much hotter on June 12 prior to 1960.
On June 12, 1902, there was 90-degree temperatures coast to coast and 100-degree temperatures in much of the Eastern US. CO2 was 300 PPM at the time.
One particular claim being made by Fox News is that Harrisburg, PA, will break their record today at 94 degrees. It was 97 degrees at the closest USHCN station on June 12, 1902.
People believe that ordinary heatwaves are due to atmospheric CO2 because they have been constantly lied to by trusted sources.
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