Experts: Hurricane activity at 45 year low, USA major hurricane drought almost a decade

While climate campaigners hope for a big El Nino this year, and wish for more hurricanes to use for ridiculous “poisoned weather” headlines, the reality is that we are in a hurricane drought, not just in the USA, but globally as well. Hurricane expert Dr. Ryan Maue points out the current situation in one simple…

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Strong evidence for 'rapid climate change' found in past millenia

From the University of South Carolina, comes this paper that offers strong evidence of ‘rapid climate change’ occurring within less than a thousand years, with some occurring over just decades to centuries, near the same scale that proponents of man-made climate change worry so greatly about today. Climate connections Rapid climate change influenced marine ecosystems…

Former UN Climate Chief: Coal is Essential

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t DailyCaller – Former UN climate chief Yvo de Boer has defended the use of climate finance to fund the construction of coal generators – a position which reportedly puts de Boer at odds with his successor, Christiana Figueres. According to de Boer; Coal will be a “necessary part of…

March 2015 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly & Model-Data Difference Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through March 2015 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through February 2015—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature data (RSS and UAH) through March 2015. INITIAL NOTES: For discussions of…