Hurricanes/Tornados

Climate Scientists' Projections Refuted...Data Show Tornadoes Becoming LESS FREQUENT!

Climate Scientists’ Projections Refuted…Data Show Tornadoes Becoming LESS FREQUENT!

Tornadoes have become less frequent since 2010: Pacific ocean cycles control storm frequency By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) We haven’t heard much about tornadoes lately. For a while they were the favorites among climate activists. When did the love affair end? Here we cast a look […]

485 Scientific Papers Published In 2017 Support A Skeptical Position On Climate Alarm

‘Consensus’ Science Takes A Hit In 2017 During 2017,  485 scientific papers have been published that cast doubt on the position that anthropogenic CO2 emissions function as the climate’s fundamental control knob…or that otherwise question the efficacy of climate models or the related “consensus” positions commonly endorsed by policymakers and mainstream media. These 485 new […]

Media Silence: Flurry Of Recent Papers Show Warming Likely Will Lead To LESS STORM ACTIVITY!

What follows are 6 recent studies presented by Lüning and Vahrenholt, which dump cold water on the claim storms will get more frequent and intense. The studies fly in the face of a recent Nature editorial piece, one filled with the usual worn out alarmist propaganda language of climate doom we’ve been seeing for over a […]

2017 Global Cyclone Energy Almost 20% Below Normal ...Southern Hemisphere Near Record Low!

2017 Global Cyclone Energy Almost 20% Below Normal …Southern Hemisphere Near Record Low!

A look at Dr. Ryan Maue’s site here tells us a lot about how 2017 cyclone activity is doing as the Atlantic hurricane season winds down. In September the Atlantic indeed saw some powerful hurricanes, such as Harvey, Irma and Maria, which led the media into a fit of Armageddon hysteria and calls to do […]

Again And Again: Experts And New Findings Show No Link Between European Storm Activity And CO2

DWD: For the past there is no clear evaluation showing change in the strength and intensity of storms over Germany By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P. Gosselin) This month two major North Sea storms have hit Europe rather severely, and not surprisingly the usual climate ambulance chasers were out […]

Media Baffled..."WHERE Have All The Cyclones Gone?"...Pacific Near "Quietest Season On Record"!

Media Baffled…”WHERE Have All The Cyclones Gone?”…Pacific Near “Quietest Season On Record”!

Dr. Ryan Maue here reports at Twitter that although the Atlantic hurricane season “is going gangbusters“, the Pacific is in fact seeing “one of quietest Typhoon seasons on record“. Last month in the media, amid the aftermath of Harvey and Irma, the public heard a long stream of hysterical reports claiming that the tropical storms were sure sure […]

Now It's "Global Stilling" ...Researchers Amazed: Global Wind Speeds Have SLOWED DOWN Since 1960s!

Now It’s “Global Stilling” …Researchers Amazed: Global Wind Speeds Have SLOWED DOWN Since 1960s!

German public radio DLF here  reports an astonishing finding by scientists: Global wind speeds globally are slowing down! A number of European scientist groups and a European science magazine of the EU Commission just reported on this. Global wind speeds are slowing down, European researchers believe. Image: anemometer, NOAA public domain photo. According to the […]

140-Year Data Show Correlation Between CO2 Emissions And Cyclone Energy "Essentially Near Zero"!

140-Year Data Show Correlation Between CO2 Emissions And Cyclone Energy “Essentially Near Zero”!

At Twitter physical scientist Ned Nikolov informs us of a 2015 paper that “finds NO trend in global Tropical Cyclone Activity between the decade 1965-1974 and the present. Hence, warming has NOT affected hurricane activity for the past 45 yrs! ” The paper’s abstract: The ACE index is used to compare tropical cyclone activity worldwide […]

German ARD Meteorologist: "Can't Blame Climate Change" For This Year's Hurricanes... "Many Factors"

German ARD Meteorologist: “Can’t Blame Climate Change” For This Year’s Hurricanes… “Many Factors”

Last Tuesday morning German flagship ARD public television meteorologist Donald Bäcker surprised some climate-realist viewers here with a very level-headed look at the factors behind hurricane development. I use the word “surprise” here because the massive German public media system are generally devout warmists and vigilant gatekeepers against skeptic views. Open discussion here means discussion […]

Jose And Maria Frustrate Global Warming Ambulance Chasers, Media And Warmunistas

Jose And Maria Frustrate Global Warming Ambulance Chasers, Media And Warmunistas

UPDATE 3: But NOAA keeps moving track further out to sea… UPDATE 2: Joe Bastardi says Maria not hitting US “not a done deal”. UPDATE 1: NOOOOOO! F?§#! …NOAA updates latest storm track…takes Maria even further out to sea… ======================================== A few days ago it looked as if the US coast could be hit by […]

Analysis By German Scientists Concerning Hurricane Causes: More Propaganda Than Science

In the wake of Category 5 hurricanes Irma and Harvey, Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt presented an analysis of what’s behind the hurricane activity and literature at their well known Die kalte Sonne climate website. Their hope is to bring the hurricane discussion back to some rationality. The German media of course have […]

Bad Luck: Monster Hurricane Irma Could Rack Up $1 Trillion In Damages!

Bad Luck: Monster Hurricane Irma Could Rack Up $1 Trillion In Damages!

UPDATE 4: See animation here. UPDATE 3: Dr. Roy Spencer thinks Miami may have averted disaster. UPDATE 2: Euro model shows Irma eye tracking along Florida west coast. The NAM model showing eye moving along OFF west coast. UPDATE 1: Levi Cowan of Tropical Tidbits reports at Twitter that the forecast path has shifted westward, something […]

Former NOAA Expert, High-Accuracy Hurricane Predictor Says "Natural Cycles" Major Driver

Former NOAA Expert, High-Accuracy Hurricane Predictor Says “Natural Cycles” Major Driver

A former NOAA meteorologist and 40-year veteran of hurricane predictions believes Irma will continue to move move west toward Florida and reach near the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula around Sunday, September 11th, as a major category 4 hurricane. Irma eerily similar to Hurricane Donna’s (1960) track. Public Domain image. Both David Dilley of […]

Hurricane Expert's Forecast Spot On...Says "It's all Cyclical" ..."Nothing To Do With Global Warming"

Hurricane Expert’s Forecast Spot On…Says “It’s all Cyclical” …”Nothing To Do With Global Warming”

Way back in February, Global Weather Oscillations (GWO) veteran meteorologist David Dilley predicted that the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season would be “the most dangerous and costliest in 12 years for the United States.” Photo: David Dilley, GWO In the wake of Harvey, and with an eye on the now growing threat posed by Irma, that […]

Major Hurricane US Strikes Over Past 57 Years Plummet, Far Below That Of 60 To 120 Years Ago!

Major Hurricane US Strikes Over Past 57 Years Plummet, Far Below That Of 60 To 120 Years Ago!

At Twitter here hurricane expert Philip Klotzbach has posted some interesting historical data on hurricanes amid all the new hype surrounding Category 4 hurricane Harvey. Category 4 hurricane Harvey ends the USA’s record-long major hurricane drought. Image: NOAA The following is a table of all the Category 4 or 5 hurricanes that have hit the […]

2017 First Half Global Natural Catastrophe Damage Drops More Than 63%!

Munich Re stumped: wonders why damages from natural catastrophes have fallen dramatically By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt) (translated/edited by P Gosselin) One of the most often named consequences of climate change is the prognosticated increase in extreme weather damage. At the forefront stood the insurance companies which loudly warned and thus stealthily […]

Near Record Cold Grips Tokyo, Far East ...And Typhoons Trending Downward Since 1951!

Near Record Cold Grips Tokyo, Far East …And Typhoons Trending Downward Since 1951!

And here I don’t mean the frosty atmosphere created by fat boy, Big Kim in NoKo. Our skeptic in Japan, Kirye, informs us at Twitter that Tokyo saw its coldest August 11 in almost 60 years. She writes: Not only Japan, Western Europe and USA are seeing cold weather, but New Zealand as well has […]

Latest Storm/Damage Data: Alarmists' Predictions Have Near-Zero Accuracy...Dead Wrong

Latest Storm/Damage Data: Alarmists’ Predictions Have Near-Zero Accuracy…Dead Wrong

At Twitter hurricane expert Philip Klotzbach recently tweeted a couple of charts which are certainly worthy of mentioning again. The first one helps to tell us why some people may think Atlantic hurricanes have become more frequent. Today the detection and monitoring technology allows constant, 100% coverage, and so every single storm gets picked up. […]

Already 285 Scientific Papers Published In 2017 Support A Skeptical Position On Climate Alarm

A Growing Volume Of Evidence Undercuts ‘Consensus’ Science During the first 6 months of 2017, 285 scientific papers have already been published that cast doubt on the position that anthropogenic CO2 emissions function as the climate’s fundamental control knob…or that otherwise question the efficacy of climate models or the related “consensus” positions commonly endorsed by […]

How A Wind Gust In Hamburg Morphed Into Major "Tornado" In The Media...Made International Headlines

How A Wind Gust In Hamburg Morphed Into Major “Tornado” In The Media…Made International Headlines

If you happened to read or hear the German and international headlines from just over a week ago, you’d think the million-population port city of Hamburg, Germany, had been hit by a devastating tornado on June 22, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. What follows is a great example of how the media will […]