UN Warns Climate Disasters Doubled in the Last 20 Years

According to a new United Nations report, “It is baffling that we willingly and knowingly continue to sow the seeds of our own destruction, despite the science and evidence that…

Extreme precipitation events have always occurred, but are they changing?

As we cope with these events, questions invariably arise about what role climate change may have played. Has a particular extreme been made worse because of our changing climate? How…

Something’s Rotten in D.C., and It Isn’t Those Rain Totals

Reposted from Awesome Weather Facts Blog By Chris Martz | July 9, 2019 It seems as if every day, there’s someone linking ordinary and not-so-ordinary weather events to the “climate…

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…

Weather Before and After the Hurricane of 1938

This week New England is being inundated with retrospectives on the Hurricane of 1938. We have everything from a “Special Limited Edition” Weather Map Prepared by Bob Copeland, a retired…

Is the Corps of Engineers forcibly reverting floodplain to its natural state?

Guest post by Alec Rawls That’s the eye-popping thesis suggested by Joe Herring at American Thinker, and his prima facie evidence, while thin, is also hard to get around. The…

After the Noachian floods in 1861, California experienced a punishing drought

Guest post by Dr. Ryan N. Maue (using my AB History from Michigan) The catastrophe modeling of the USGS extrapolates current damage$ based upon the scenario of the California floods…