New Orleans Official Blamed Flooding On ‘Climate Change,’ But Broken Pumps Were To Blame

  From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board director Cedric Grant blamed widespread flooding over the weekend on “climate change,” but it wasn’t long before news broke that broken water pumps were actually to blame. Throughout the week, media reports have shown that New Orleans’s antiquated water pumping system failed…

Hottest 4th of July Records

From: WeatherNation It’s that wonderful time of year, where we all look forward to celebrating our country’s birthday while sweating over a barbeque while the sun beats on our shoulders. Ahhhhh, July 4th. For most of the United States, it’s almost a guarantee that hot, summer-like temperatures will accompany the 4th of July. Always an…

New Study: Scientists Find Recent Uk Flooding Is Not Unprecedented

From the GWPF Observatory This new paper presents the first coherent large-scale national analysis undertaken on historical flood chronologies in Britain, providing an unparalleled network of sites (Fig. 1), permitting analysis of the spatial and temporal distribution of high-magnitude flood patterns and the potential mechanisms driving periods of increased flooding at a national scale (Britain)…