New list of extreme weather mortality events shows events of the past were worse than today

Measuring the human impact of weather WMO issues new records of weather impacts in terms of lives lost ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms. It marks the first time the official WMO Archive of…

Finally, a study that shows unreliable models are the root of overwrought ‘extreme weather’ events

Dr. Judith Curry tips me to this new study in GRL: Unreliable climate simulations overestimate attributable risk of extreme weather and climate events Omar Bellprat, Francisco Doblas-Reyes Abstract Event attribution aims to estimate the role of an external driver after the occurrence of an extreme weather and climate event by comparing the probability that the event…