Are Australia Bushfires Worsening from Human-Caused Climate Change?

Reposted from Dr Roy Spencer’s Blog January 8th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Smoke plumes from bushfires in southeast Australia on January 4, 2020, as seen by the MODIS imager on NASA’s Aqua satellite. Summary Points 1) Global wildfire activity has decreased in recent decades, making any localized increase (or decrease) in wildfire…

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Rainfall Trends in India Show No Climate Fatigue

by Vijay Jayaraj Climate is particularly important to farmers in agrarian countries. Drought could mean the difference between life and death. India, for example, is predominantly agrarian. Of the country’s 1.3 billion people, 300 million, nearly a fourth, are poor even by Indian standards, and millions of others are on the borderline. So, agriculture is…

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 crisis.” Dare I say that we should actually do a little fact-checking first. “Nope, we know the answer already. Climate change causes all weather events,…

Improbable Maximum Precipitation

Guest post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new study out from NOAA called “Probable maximum precipitation (PMP) and climate change”, paywalled of course, which claims that global warming will lead to a 20%-30% increase in “probable maximum precipitation”. The abstract says: Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) is the greatest accumulation of precipitation for a given duration…

Crowdsourcing the WUWT "Extreme Weather" Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building the new WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page. My recent article A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “Extreme Weather” Update appears to have struck a cord with some of our Warmist friends, as I earned an “Extreme Denial” label…