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Sunday, September 29, 2013

New 2013 UN IPCC report says no strong science exists linking humans to hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, or drought.

"The conclusions with respect to hurricanes and drought both represent a walking back from more aggressive conclusions reported in 2007."

9/28/13, “Five Points on the IPCC Report (Wonky, Long),” Roger Pielke, Jr.


5. There is not a strong scientific basis for claiming a discernible effect of human-caused climate change on hurricanes, floods, tornadoes or drought.

This is a familiar conclusion to readers of this blog, so I won’t belabor it (more to come soon on this). Here is what the IPCC SPM [Summary for Policy Makers] says about each:
The conclusions with respect to hurricanes and drought both represent a walking back from more aggressive conclusions reported in 2007, and should not be a surprise to readers here, as that is what the literature says.”via Tom Nelson





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