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President Barack Obama is linking warm March weather in the U.S. to man-made global warming. See: ‘Nice Weather’ Making Obama a ‘Little Nervous’: “It gets you a little nervous about what is happening to global temperatures. “When it is 75 degrees in Chicago in the beginning of March, you start thinking.”
Obama seems to be implying that the U.S. warm spell means that global temperatures are also warm.
Climate Depot is happy to provide President Obama the answer to his temperature jitters. The continental U.S.—which covers just 2% of the Earth’s surface – has been very warm, but global temperatures have been cooling. There has been record or near record snow and ice in Alaska, the Arctic, Antarctic, a brutally cold winter in Europe and even parts of the Southern Hemisphere are facing a year without a Summer.
Despite a warm winter in the continental U.S., global temperatures have seen a cooling trend. Even this years early Cherry Blossom bloom in DC fails to alarm. See: ‘The cherry blossom bloom date in 1946 (March 14 or before) was earlier than current year—CO2 was a little over 310 ppm in 1946’ & 1941 Heatwave Caused DC Cherry Blossoms To Appear Six Months Early & Japan in 2012: Unusually Cold weather delays blooming of early cherry blossoms.