--, Global ACE -- Accumulated Cyclone Energy -- in August ranked 2nd of Augusts since 1970.
Zeeshan Aleem at Vice: Time Is Running Out, So Why Aren't Democrats Yelling About Climate Change? No, climate change doesn't work like that (as Chris Colose wrote the other day on Twitter.) There are no deadlines, no thresholds, no final countdown. It's a continuum -- what we prevent now, we won't have to live with (or prevent) later. That's the best than can be said, and done. How many people have looked foolish so far by saying we only have X years to address climate change?--
Yes, it's a lousy metric, but no one seems to care too much. It's easy to calculate.
--Q: Does "since 1970" include 1970, or not? Is "since 1969" more correct for data that begin in 1970?
This is a little curious....
--This is probably an unpopular view, but I think cherry-picking evidence, at a certain level of severity, is morally equivalent to fabricating evidence.— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) August 30, 2018
NEW TODAY: Net farm income is forecast to decrease $9.8 billion (13.0%) from 2017 to $65.7 billion in 2018, after increasing $13.9 billion (22.5%) in 2017. Net cash farm income is forecast to decrease $12.4 billion (12.0%) to $91.5 billion https://t.co/X3f6M6pBrw @USDA_ERS pic.twitter.com/8khaRToz38— Farm Policy (@FarmPolicy) August 30, 2018
--Perhaps more later.