By P Gosselin on 2. September 2016
Accuweather here writes that hurricane Hermine is the first to make landfall in Florida since Wilma way back in October 2005, 11 years ago. Chart: NOAA, public domain In the heydays of global warming, in the early 2000s, scientists and activists loudly claimed hurricanes would become more frequent and even more powerful due to global warming […]
By P Gosselin on 17. August 2016
Ocean cycles instead of aerosols: Met Office hypothesis on North Atlantic refuted for good By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) In April 2012 the German online news daily WAZ reported with vigor: Climate: air pollution leads to droughts and cyclones Air pollution enhances droughts in Africa and cyclones […]
Spiegel Calls Recent Extreme Weather Claims “A Climate Bluff”. Data Show “No Recognizable Increase”!
By P Gosselin on 9. June 2016
Parts of Germany have been hit hard by unusually harsh downpours, flooding and thunderstorms over the recent days, prompting some alarmist scientists to barge into TV and radio studios to announce it’s due to human-made climate worsening. Now Spiegel science journlalist Axel Bojanowski comments on this behavior in a commentary titled: “Heavy rains in Germany: […]
Early Forecast: Veteran Meteorologist Predicts Harsh 2016/17 Winter, And Worst Hurricane Season In 10 Years!
By P Gosselin on 15. April 2016
Ocala, FL (PRWEB) April 13, 2016 – Global Weather Oscillations (GWO) has issued the most accurate hurricane and El Niño predictions by any organization over the past 8 years, and was right on the money with the United States winter predictions and California drought the past 3 winters. Photo: meteorologist David Dilley, GWO With the […]
2016 And 2017 Hurricane Seasons To Be “Most Dangerous And Costly In Over 10 Years”, Former NOAA Meteorologist Warns
By P Gosselin on 3. February 2016
The first 2016 hurricane season predictions are starting to come out. And if the one by Global Weather Oscillations is on the right track, then US coastal areas may want to already start bracing for greater hurricane activity. Hurricane Isabel. Photo by Mike Trenchard, Earth Sciences & Image Analysis Laboratory , Johnson Space Center. Public Domain […]
German DWD Weather Service Says North Pole Heat Spike, Atlantic Storm “Frank” Not Related To Climate Change!
By P Gosselin on 12. January 2016
Germany’s centre-left online weekly Die Zeit here presents an interview with a DWD German meteorologist concerning the late December warmth that hit the North Pole, an event that saw global warming activists and alarmists hollering it was evidence of manmade climate change. Surprisingly the usually very alarmist Die Zeit gave a relatively balanced account from […]
By P Gosselin on 7. November 2015
Joe Bastardi at Weatherbell puts hurricanes in historical perspective at his latest Weatherbell Saturday Summary. He presents a fascinating statistic that tells us the alarmist claims being made today about higher and stronger storm frequency over the Atlantic are in fact a lot of hype and wild exaggeration. Joe Bastardi’s chart showing that USA saw far more hurricane […]
Inconvenient Truths: 2014 Global Natural Disasters Down Massively! …No Trend In Tornado/Cyclones Since 1950!
By P Gosselin on 10. October 2015
More people and more wealth, yet less losses. That’s what the latest 2014 disaster statistics tell us. Bad news for the doomsday worshippers and cheerleaders. The Geneva-Switzerland based International Federation of the Red Cross recently released its 2014 Natural Disaster Report, according to the German online daily BILD here. If anything, the news is very […]
Something Awfully Wrong With Global Warming Science And Predictions: 4-Year Global Cyclone Energy Near 45-Year Low!
By P Gosselin on 10. September 2015
UPDATE/CORRECTION: At Twitter Dr. Ryan Maue writes that the data used at www.wunderground.com is “very wrong”. Dr. Maue even adds that ACE is in fact currently “nearing a peak b/c of El Nino models.weatherbell.com/tropical.php“ Who’s right? Looks like Dr. Maue has the right figures and the ACE is peaking: Note: The global 4-year ACE still remains […]
By P Gosselin on 16. July 2015
Online weather site www.wetter24.de here today writes about the devastating Heinrichflut (Heinrich Flood) of 1965, back when CO2 was only 320 ppm, well below the often claimed “safe” level of 350 ppm that some alarmists like to have us think would bring us much less extreme weather. Worst flood in the region’s collective memory In […]
DWD Weather Service Confirms No Verifiable Rise In German Tornado Activity Or Link To Global Warming!
By P Gosselin on 16. May 2015
Tornadoes are normally associated with the famous Tornado Alley of the US Midwest. But they also occur from time to time in Germany. Nowadays the drama-seeking media are quick to report on any tornado event that gets recorded, and so often there’s the mistaken perception that their frequency is rising (of course due to man-made weather […]
By P Gosselin on 7. May 2015
The Deutsche Wetterdienst (German Weather Service), DWD, released a bulletin providing background information on a cold front that passed through the country last Tuesday and unleashed some severe storm activity. In the East German town of Bützow a tornado even touched down and caused severe damage and dozens of injuries. To give an idea of how intense […]
Die Zeit Interview With Hans von Storch: “No Intensification In Storm Activity”…All “Within Range Of Natural Variability”
By P Gosselin on 10. January 2015
The online center-left Die Zeit features an interview with Prof Hans von Storch, Professor at the Meteorological Institute of the University of Hamburg and Director of the Institute for Coastal Research at the Helmholtz Research Centre in Geesthacht, Germany. Hans von Storch photo credit: European People’s Party, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic […]
World’s Second Largest Reinsurer Swiss Re Sees Huge Drop In Losses From Natural/Manmade Catastrophes In 2014!
By P Gosselin on 18. December 2014
The online Swiss Handelszeitung (Trade News) reports on the world’s second largest reinsurer Swiss Re, and on the losses from natural catastrophes for 2014. Let’s recall that natural catastrophes are supposedly becoming more and more frequent due to the alleged man-made climate worsening from manmade CO2 emissions. Hat-tip: Kurt However the Handelszeitung writes that preliminary […]
By P Gosselin on 4. December 2014
The main media often avoid reporting catastrophes involving bitter cold winter conditions, as it may cause the public to doubt global warming. So it’s little wonder that they have opted not to report on an ongoing massive blizzard pounding the Russian Orient, northern parts of China and extending to northern Japan. However, the smaller media […]
By P Gosselin on 25. October 2014
German skeptic site “Die kalte Sonne” brings up an article at the online Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) that reports natural catastrophes worldwide have reached a 10-year low. Anthony Watts also wrote on this earlier at WUWT. The Süddeutsche Zeitung (South German Newspaper) writes: Number of natural catastrophes in 2013 drops to a ten-year low Over the […]
By P Gosselin on 19. October 2014
It’s bad enough when the media indulge in sensationalism, but it is totally unprofessional when weather and climate institutes do the same. In his latest Saturday Summary, veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi at Weatherbell Analytics goes after, rips US weather and climate agencies for poor, and often hyped forecasts. At the 2:54 mark Joe says: And […]
By P Gosselin on 6. October 2014
Today parts of the German mainstream media have begun reporting on the 9th Extreme Weather Conference in Hamburg, which began today and is slated to end on Friday. The direct link to the program-pdf here. Of course the focus of the Congress will be on the claimed “increasing frequency of extreme weather events”. In all […]
Leading German Private Commercial Meteorologist: “No Statistical Basis” Showing Winters Are Getting Warmer
By P Gosselin on 23. July 2014
Private commercial meteorologist are always under pressure to produce reasonably accurate forecasts for their clients and to stick to the best available science. If their models and work consistently produce false results, then it is not long before they find themselves looking for a new line of work. There’s no room for politics in their […]
Munich Re Report: Top 2014 Weather Catastrophe Losses Due To Cold-Related Events, “Record Harsh Winter”!
By P Gosselin on 15. July 2014
We keep hearing from alarmists that storms are becoming more violent and more frequent, and thus storm damage and deaths are rising – all because of man-made global WARMING. Unless we stop driving SUV’s, mankind in the future will be wiped out by global warming-precipitated bad weather. Hat-tip: DirkH. However, the world’s largest re-insurer (and […]