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SEATTLE —Seattle got almost the same amount of snow it gets in a year in one day, leaving officials scrambling to get people off the streets and Washington's governor declaring a state of emergency.Seattle-Tacoma International Airport had 6.4 inches of snow Friday, according to the National Weather Service. It's the second-most snow recorded in the area in a day for the past 20 years, and more is still to come.https://www.4029tv.com/article/seattle-nearly-reached-its-yearly-amount-of-snowfall-in-one-day/26263665
Fluctuations in the amount of insolation (incoming solar radiation) are the most likelycause of large-scale changes in Earth's climate during the Quaternary. In other words, variations in the intensity and timing of heat from the sun are the most likely cause of the glacial/interglacial cycles.https://culter.colorado.edu/~saelias/glacier.html
Scientists conclude parachutes no more effective than empty backpacks
In a study published in the British Medical Journal that can be read here (https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5094) 23 people took part in a randomized control trial and each jumped from an airplane wearing either a parachute or an empty backpack. Participants were screened for death or traumatic injury twice after impact, at +5 minutes and +30 days. According to the results: "There was no significant difference in the rate of death or major traumatic injury between the treatment and control arms within five minutes of ground impact (0% for parachute v 0% for control; P>0.9) or at 30 days after impact (0% for parachute v 0% for control; P>0.9).
Why are and were so many ancient cities under water pre industrial revolution?Why is the current climate the correct one?Do ice caps get bigger and smaller naturally over the course of time?Do underwater volcanoes explain any ice melts and temperature rises in the oceans?Are we simply in a part of the climate shift where temperatures rise naturally due to the tilt changing of the Earth over time?If temperatures have slightly risen, is this current, mildy risen temperature, better or worse than when it was a degree cooler? Why or why not?Do changes with the sun or moon affect climate, and can man do anything about it?Do solar flares from the sun affect the Earth's climate?