|Four men treking to the South Pole -- or they could just go to Okalahoma.|
At 7 a.m. CST this morning, it was colder in northeastern Oklahoma than at the South Pole.Carbon credits, anyone?
In Bartlesville, Okla., a temperature of 28° below zero was recorded at 7:19 a.m. . . . Elsewhere in the Bartlesville area, a temperature of 29° below zero was reported around 7 a.m.
As AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Eric Wanenchak pointed out, the temperature at the South Pole was 23° below zero at 7 a.m. CST this morning. Therefore, parts of Oklahoma and Kansas were just as cold as, if not colder than, the South Pole.
I couldn't figure out how to embed graphics into the comment section, so I am posting this chart of global temperatures for the last 5000 years in answer to commenter John, who takes me for an "idiot" because I am not alarmed by claims of doom by proponents of anthropogenic global warming:
And then there's this, just because I like it, from Minnesotans for Global Warming: