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…

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)…

California’s past megafloods – and the coming ARkStorm

Guest Essay By Larry Kummer. Posted at the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: To boost our fear, activists and journalists report the weather with amnesia about the past. Ten year records become astonishing events; weather catastrophes of 50 or 100 years ago are forgotten. It makes for good clickbait but cripples our ability to prepare for…

NASA Analyzes Weather Event That Caused Deadly Louisiana Flooding

Record-setting rainfall and flooding in southern Louisiana have been calculated at NASA with data from satellites. An extremely severe rainfall event hit the states of Louisiana and southern Mississippi when a very slow moving low pressure system continuously pulled tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico. Measurements by the Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM mission…