Tag Archives: Tropical cyclones

Hurricanes and carbon cuts

I was wanting to quickly comment on a recent Bjorn Lomborg article in the New York Post called No, global warming isn’t causing worse hurricanes. It’s mainly a response to another article in the New York Post called Climate change … Continue reading

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Disasters and Climate Change

Roger Pielke Jr emailed me an advance copy of the 2nd edition of his book on Disasters and Climate Change. Roger’s email ended with I welcome your reactions, comments, critique. Past experience makes me slightly dubious, but I will take … Continue reading

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Something about Tropical Cyclones

There’s an interesting Realclimate post discussing whether or not global warming makes tropical cyclones stronger. The basic answers is that we might expect the number of tropical cyclones (TCs) to decrease overall, but see an increase in the frequency and … Continue reading

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Emergence timescale for trends in US Tropical Cyclone loss data

There’s an interesting post on RealClimate that discusses fallacies in discussing extreme weather events. It’s well worth a read. It discusses what one might expect in terms of trends in extreme weather events, and it points out – quite correctly … Continue reading

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