100 Years Later: The Flu

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen One hundred years have passed since the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 swept around the world, circumnavigating at least twice between 1918 and 1920, killing outright between 50 and 100 million human beings. The pandemic was so shattering, so pervasive that more accurate numbers of the dead cannot be calculated.…

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Evidence Mounts Against Climate Prediction That Inspired ‘Day After Tomorrow’ Disaster Flick

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor New evidence suggests climate model predictions are way off when it comes to the Gulf Stream. Scientists warned global warming could halt the Atlantic’s “conveyor belt” and plunge temperatures. However, observational data contradicts this alarming prediction and suggests climate models are wrong. New evidence casts further…

Reality check: Global Weather Related Disaster Losses

There’s a belief among alarmists that losses from weather related disasters is on the rise, and this it yet another reason why we have to “take action now”. For example, in an article by the New York Times, 2017 Set a Record for Losses From Natural Disasters. It Could Get Worse they state Insured losses…

Natural disasters less devastating in 2017: Munich Re

From the AFP July 18, 2017   Frankfurt am Main (AFP) – Natural catastrophes worldwide were less devastating in the first half of 2017 than the average over the past 10 years, reinsurer Munich Re said Tuesday, while highlighting the role of climate change in severe US storms. Some 3,200 people lost their lives to…