Study: a ‘statistically significant downward trend since 1950 exists’ in hurricane landfalls

This is going to rattle some cages, while at the same time vindicating Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. A new study in Geophysical research Letters studies hurricane activity in the Atlantic concludes that a “statistically significant downward trend since 1950 exists”. An Energetic Perspective on United States Tropical Cyclone Landfall Droughts Authors Ryan E. Truchelut, Erica M. Staehling Abstract…

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What are the prospects for the HONEST Act?

By Peter Campion We Aussie climate sceptics are watching on in awe as the new US President begins systematically driving a stake a into the vampire heart of the climate-alarm industry.  It can be a challenge for the casual Antipodean observer to follow the nuances of US congressional processes and party politics, however, so it’s…

NPR weighs in on climate change policy, predictably

NPR helpfully weighs in on climate change and the upcoming election.  Even though a certain party has had super-majority control of the Congress and the Executive branch for the past 2-years (and done nothing on energy/climate policy),  NPR blames the real boogeymen and women:  GOP candidates not-yet-elected and, of course author George W. Bush.  Their…