Tag Archives: Kerry Emanuel

The WUWT Hot Sheet for Monday Sept 23rd, 2013

UN panel opens Stockholm meet on global warming “I’m looking forward to working with you in the next four days to deliberate and approve (this report) line by line,” [Pachauri] said. More at GlobalPost From the IPCC press release: “Our … Continue reading

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An update to US Hurricane Intensity 1900-2012 – no recent trend with hurricane Sandy

While there is still lots of caterwauling about Hurricane Sandy and climate, it is telling that this new update shows that the last five years record the lowest period of landfalling hurricane intensity of any five-year period dating all the … Continue reading

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Revkin’s NYT article disputes the ‘severe weather is climate’ meme, but balance problems remain

I criticized Andrew Revkin yesterday for lack of an irony detector. Today I’ll point out that he’s got a well balanced article on the new meme being pushed in the alarmosphere by the McKibbenites and the ThinkProgressers that keep trying … Continue reading

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Global Economic Damages from Tropical Cyclones – Sins of Omission

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany A few days ago I saw a report about a paper in Nature Climate Change on future economic damages from tropical cyclones (or hurricanes, as we Americans call them) by Robert Mendelsohn, Kerry Emanuel … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: Mike Smith on “This Week’s Stupidest Global Warming Story”

By Mike Smith of Meteorological Musings This story from London’s Daily Mail is so bad, the reporter won’t even put his or her name on it. In the story, we learn the Joplin tornado was caused by global warming.  We learn … Continue reading

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Chris Mooney must not be from Missouri

Kid blogger Chris Mooney (at left) often writes fascinating articles for their sheer single mindedness of purpose – making anyone who doubts AGW in even the slightest look like fools. I’ve been on the receiving end a few times but … Continue reading

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Cambridge Conservative: Kerry Emanuel speaks out against the anti-science GOP

Scientist proves conservatism and belief in climate change aren’t incompatible MIT professor Kerry Emanuel is among a rare breed of conservative scientists who are sounding the alarm for climate change and criticizing Republicans’ ‘agenda of denial‘ and ‘anti-science stance.’ Not … Continue reading

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