I’ve been asked variants of this question hundreds of times over the four years I’ve run this tumblr. At this point, I’m moving on from these discussions and I kindly refer readers to the archives.
I also kindly invite mitigation folks to deeply reflect on Kevin Anderson’s work on the realities of emissions, as well as the rhetorical emissions scenarios that politicians and many scientists have bought into. Anderson is the director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Research, a primary source for the world’s climate science.
Importantly, see Kevin Anderson’s deeply important emissions reality lecture, here. As well as the revised lecture, here.
New York State (1930)
Great early snow leeward of lakes Erie and Ontario; 48 inches deep just south of Buffalo. A total of 47 inches measured at Gouverneru east of Lake Ontario.
Salt Lake City, UT (1984)
18.4 inches of snow (most in 24 hours since 1884).
Typhoon Dot slammed into the central Phillipines; one of the strongest storms in years, Dot brought winds with gusts to 130 mph.