Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020

From the “remember, thou art model” department.Multiple climate factors indicate above-normal activity is most likely An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season,…

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Climate goalpost migration: if you can’t prove more hurricanes, say it’s making them relocate

From NOAA HEADQUARTERS (via EurekaAlert) and the “Climate Refugees” department comes this inane claim that can easily be explained by natural ocean current pattern changes such as the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and the Atlantic Meridontal Oscillation, but instead get the universal boogeyman of “climate change” applied as the driver. Takeaway: “the global average number of…

No, Hurricanes Are Not Bigger, Stronger and More Dangerous

From Forbes Roger Pielke Contributor Energy I research and write about science, policy and politics. Earlier this week a paper published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) by a team of authors led by Aslak Grinsted, a scientist who studies ice sheets at the University of Copenhagen, claimed that “the frequency…

Hurricane Dorian: Just Weather, Not Climate Change

Reposted from Chris Martz Weather We’ve made it three weeks without extreme weather and/or climate change hysteria making rounds on social media. Unfortunately, that streak has come to an end, making the lives of most weather forecasters like me a lot more difficult. We are quickly approaching climatological peak of the Atlantic hurricane season¹ (September…

Nuking Hurricanes

Reposted From Dr. Roy Spencers Blog August 26th, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. There is a story going around that President Trump once suggested using nuclear weapons to weaken hurricanes before they hit land. While he has denied it, the idea has actually been batted around for years. A less radioactive idea, called…

Slowest start to Atlantic Hurricane season since 2004

Watching the current maps and models, it appears the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is off to a slow start. For people that the depend on disaster porn (climate alarmists, media) that means no weather events to claim as being climate driven. With no current areas of storm development, 2019 has had the slowest start since…

New Orleans and hurricane Katrina – the correct story

10. mai 2019 https://miljomytene.no/2019/05/10/new-orleans-og-orkanen-katrina-den-riktige-forklaringen/ By Morten Jødal, biologist, (translated from Norwegian by Tim Crome) At the very end of August 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, and significant parts of the city were flooded. Parts of the town were completely destroyed, however, the French quarter was largely saved. The devastation was enormous, the cost of…