A Critical Gap in Tornado Warning Technology: Lessons of the Recent Tornado Outbreak

The smartphone could not only provide a warning of imminent tornado passage but could provide information on the best direction to flee if no sheltering location is available–generally at right…

Politics of Attributing Extreme Events and Disasters to Climate Change

We caution awareness: climate change never causes loss or damage independently of the social conditions on the ground in specific places; the degree to which climate change can trigger disaster…

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…

Study: Extreme Decadal Wind Variability Adds Uncertainty to Climate Predictions

My question – how can renewable energy possibly be a viable option, if we are entering a period of violent weather extremes, including wind droughts which could last for a…

Extreme Temperatures In England

Discussion of “extreme temperatures” tends to revolve around highs rather than lows. In a warming world, high temperature extremes will inevitably become more common, just as lows get rarer. But…

Claim: Global evidence links rise in extreme precipitation to human-driven climate change

Understanding how humans influence extreme precipitation is important for interpreting climate events today and for preparing cities and protective infrastructure for the changing world ahead.

Claim: Machine Learning can Detect Anthropogenic Climate Change

According to the big computer we are doomed to suffer ever more damaging weather extremes. But researchers can’t tell us exactly why, because their black box neural net won’t explain…

Climate Change, Extreme Weather, and Electric System Reliability

In assessing the risk from extreme weather events, I advise clients to develop an understanding of the entire historical record of events impacting the locale, as well as any relevant…

The burden of heat-related mortality attributable to poor modeling

The methods used in A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera et all 2021 are seriously flawed causing results and conclusion to be invalid.

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: In 20-40 Years, Global Warming will Make Louisiana Uninhabitable

According to BullSci, in 20-40 years of unchecked global warming people will need air conditioners at least 18 days per year to survive temperatures in Louisiana.

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’…

Extreme Times

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a curious statement on the web yesterday, and I don’t remember where. If the author wishes to claim priority, here’s your chance. The…

Holdren Is Wrong – Cold Winters Are Not Getting More Common

By Paul Homewood As WUWT points out, John Holdren is one of many who have tried to link the cold winter in the USA this year to global warming. In…

Pathetic press release from House Democrats disappears the testimony of Christy and Pielke

Ah, politics, the stench of spin is strong here. Note the picture below. Left to right are Dr. John Christy, Dr. David Titley, and Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.. In the…

HARRIS and KHANDEKAR: Blaming the developed world for the forces of nature

By Tom Harris and Madhav Khandekar Originally published in The Washington Times Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Bad science puts rich nations on the hook for trillions in climate liabilities Delegates…

NOAA goes full alarmist with new publication, seeing AGW in extreme weather events

This NOAA report was released today, and it claims to see an AGW link in half of the severe weather events of 2012 they studied. I’ll comment in detail later,…

The 'Diffenbaugh Delusion' – refuted with a single graph of temperature

From Stanford University,  a claim easily refuted with a single graph of Tmax. See below. Global warming has increased risk of record heat, say Stanford scientists Drought shriveled crops in…

Fabricating Climate Doom – Part 3: Extreme Weather Extinctions Enron Style

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University An Illusion of Extreme Climate Disruption “While clearing larvae were starving in response to destruction…

Al Gore makes a Category 6 level blunder

UPDATE: 8/23/13 1:00PM PDT Its seems there’s blunders to go around. The Washington Post now says they “misquoted” Gore. Given his penchant for saying and doing dumb things in the…

A new paper pushes back on the 'Arctic amplification is making extreme weather' idea

There has been much worry that extreme weather is the result of changes in the Arctic. For example:  Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University, 25 January 2012. The “Arctic Paradox” was coined…

Vicious Carbon Cycles

From the Helmholtz Association Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle Extreme weather and climate events like storms, heavy precipitation and droughts and heat waves prevent the uptake of 3…

The Age of Hyperbole: How Normal Weather Became ‘Extreme’

A media without shame drives us towards energy poverty. By: Dr. Tim Ball and Tim Harris Said Thomas Jefferson: “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than…

Long Term Tornado Trends

By Paul Homewood It seems that tornadoes, or the lack of them, are back in the news at the moment.  American Meteorological Society President, Dr Marshall Shepherd, seems to think…