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World Disasters Report for 2013 – lowest number of catastrophies and deaths in 10 years

Alexej Buergin writes in WUWT Tips and Notes about a report from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) that puts climate alarmism’s claims of increased natural disasters in perspective: The “World Disasters Report 2014″ of IFRC notices the lowest number of catastrophies in 10 years and 22,500 dead (average 100,000).…

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Study: What is driving the rising cost of natural disasters?

Prof. John McAneney Managing Director Dr. Ryan Crompton Chief Research Officer, Risk Frontiers, Macquarie University Australia Flood in Bangkok. October 2011. Thailand It is a widely held view that climate change arising from human activity is increasing the cost of natural disasters. This perception is false. While it is undeniable that the economic cost of…

Dilbert becomes skeptical of climate change disaster

From Scott Adams (creator of the Dilbert comic strip) blog, who seems to have stumbled across an interview with the author of this video we recently highlighted at WUWT. Scott Adams writes: ================================= Fact Checking: Adams Law of Slow-Moving Disasters I was watching Real Time with Bill Maher the other day. He had a professor…