Hurricanes & climate change: detection

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 17, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry I am preparing a new Special Report on Hurricanes and Climate Change. This Report is easier than my Special Report on Sea Level and Climate Change.  Sea level and glaciers are very fast moving topics, whereas for hurricanes,…

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New paper shows no climate trend in hurricane damage losses

Dr. Roger Pielke Junior writes: Our major update to the CONUS normalized hurricane loss dataset has now been published, after several years of effort and an intensive review process by Nature Sustainability. Weinkle et al. 2018.Normalized hurricane damage in the continental United States 1900–2017, Nature Sustainability. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-018-0165-2 Abstract. Direct economic losses result when a hurricane encounters…

Building For the Past, Remembering the Future

From cliscep Michael Tobis (aka Dr. Doom) is someone I have opposed frequently and vehemently across the climate blogosphere. Nonetheless, he has a post up now that is thought-worthy, if not noteworthy. Titled ‘The Seventieth Generation, he makes an impassioned plea for all of us to remember the effects of our actions and choices for…

Study: Hurricanes affect VLF radio signals in the Ionosphere

Plain Language Summary Hurricanes and tropical storms are severe atmospheric weather phenomena that can affect drastically the human life. The effect of this kind of events is not only limited to ground level but also extends through the atmosphere to the high altitudes. One of the most important features of these events, which has an…

Old Satellite Gives a View Inside #HurricaneFlorence

In April 2006, a Boeing Delta II rocket launched CloudSat, along with a second satellite, CALIPSO, into space on two- and three-year missions to study the world’s clouds and a mix of airborne particles called aerosols. Twelve years later, both satellites are still chugging along, though it hasn’t always been easy going in recent years. In CloudSat’s case,…