Wrong, CNN, AP, NYT, etc., Climate Change Did Not Cause South Africa’s Tragic Floods

To make claims about trends in flooding, one should look at trends in flooding and not precipitation. The conflation of the two is a common error.

Wrong, Denver Post, Fires and Floods Aren’t Increasing

From ClimateREALISM By Linnea Lueken -April 5, 2022 The Denver Post recently ran an article claiming global warming will cause more severe wildfire seasons, as well as more severe floods in the Western…

Separating Science From Pseudoscience For Floods And Extreme Precipitation

Video (and transcript) explores the pseudoscientific claims regards floods and extreme precipitation to separate the scientific facts from simple catastrophic narratives to determine what is natural and what is caused…

Brisbane Flooding, Again

Flooding rains have soaked south-east Queensland, again.  My heart goes out to everyone affected by flood waters.

Cities boosted rain, sent storms to the suburbs during Europe’s deadly summer floods

“At more local scales, there are immediate ways to develop climate resiliency where you don’t have to wait for 100-plus nations signing on to declarations,” Niyogi said. “It’s something you…

The new historical flood of 2021 in the Amazon River compared to major floods of the 21st century: Atmospheric features in the context of the intensification of floods

As documented in the previous major floods of the 21st century (2009 and 2012), the 2021 flood also occurs under La Niña conditions in the central equatorial Pacific; however, in 2012 flood…

California’s Wild Weather, Wet or Dry, is Nothing New

These mega-droughts and mega-floods all occurred well before ‘climate change’ was blamed for every weather event Previously published in The California Globe, December 13, 2021 12:44 pm For those wondering…

November 1951–Catastrophic Floods Hit France & Italy

It was not only England that bore the brunt of severe flooding in November 1951. Both the Rhone and Po Valleys were also severely hit:

Were the Sumas Floods Caused by Global Warming? The Evidence Says No.

Society can not effectively deal with environmental threats when it is provided with hyped or false information.  And providing such false information, even in the hope of motivating people to…

Claim: Climate change caused the devastating floods in part of Brazilian´s Southeast region, study says

Torrential rain made over 90,000 people homeless in Minas Gerais state, where the probability of far higher volumes of rain than expected has increased 70% owing to industrialization and global…

Germany’s Tragic 2021 floods and misinformation from Orwellian Science NewSpeak

Video reveals the natural weather dynamics that undeniably caused the deadly July 2021 flooding in Germany and clearly refutes any causal connection to global warming

Europe’s ‘Unprecedented Manmade Floods’

Deadly floods in Germany and Belgium have put climate change back in the news in time for the COP-26 climate gabfest in Glasgow. Not surprisingly, government officials again blamed fossil…

Veteran Swiss Meteorologist Calls Germany’s Natural Disaster Protection “A Failed State”

It’s not the first time the seasoned meteorologist has railed against Germany’s ineptitude when it comes to issuing storm warnings. In 2018, he criticized German public television for what he said was…

‘Welt’ Commentary: Germany Flood Catastrophe Made Possible By “Inconceivable Ignorance”…”Unbelievable Scandal”

For too many years a crusty old bureaucracy focused on climate protection while ignoring protection from the whims of the weather. Their strategy, as unbelievable as it may sound, was…

Germany’s “Katrina”: Officials Left Dams Full For Weeks Even With Heavy Rains In The Forecast

Although the heavy rains had been forecast days in advance, nothing was done to avert the inevitable destruction. Instead of taking responsibility, politicians are blaming climate change in a bid…

Criminal Negligence? Authorities Failed To Heed Flood Warnings…”Let People Drown”…”Monumental System Failure”

Many of the over one hundred people died in the recent flood disaster in Central Western Germany could have been prevented – had the responsible institutions heeded the warnings that…

Sky News Think Bangladesh Never Used To Flood

As any competent journalist should have known, severe flooding in Bangladesh is a common event, something which has always occurred in the majority of years. British Pathe , for instance,…

How scientists are using drones to lower the risk of catastrophic flooding from large glacial lakes

The research will enhance the reliability of predictive models to identify potential glacial lake flood hazards. It will also identify areas where remediation work, such as the building of additional…

Australian Floods

In NSW, although it was the second wettest March, it was considerably wetter in 1956. Moreover it was not particularly wet in February, so the ground would not have been…

Himalayan flood disaster exposes risks of India’s rush for green energy

A reckless dash for cheap green energy or the threat of climate change are not at the forefront of rescuers’ thoughts as they search for survivors after a glacier in…

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding

From The NSF By hoarding water underground, vegetation will help saturate soil, boosting rain runoff Plant physiology will be as significant as climate change in future river flooding. Credit and…

Politics Distorts the Science of Floods

Guest post by Jim Steele published in the Pacifica Tribune June 12, 2019What’s Natural Politics Distorts the Science of Floods At the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, native…

If Precipitation Extremes Are Increasing, Why Aren’t Floods?

From a paper by the same title published in AGU’s journal “Water Resources Resarch” and also “Commentaries on Hydrology and Earth Surface” h/t to CTM It is now well established…

Flooding Not Increasing In North America And Europe, New Study Confirms

G.A. Hodgkins et al., Journal of Hydrology, September 2017 “The results of this study, for North America and Europe, provide a firmer foundation and support the conclusion of the IPCC…