HURRICANES & Climate Change : LandfallsPosted: February 28, 2019 Filed under: Alarmism Debunked, Climate History, Extreme Weather, Hurricanes | Tags: Climate Change, Cyclones, Dr Judith Curry, Extreme weather, Global Cyclones, Global Warming, Hurricanes, science, Science and Environment, US Landfall Hurricanes Leave a comment
DR. CURRY HIGHLIGHTS :
“While there is no observational evidence of increased frequency or intensity of landfalling hurricanes, either in the Atlantic or globally, there is very clear evidence of increasing damage from landfalling hurricanes. Is this increase in damage solely attributed to increasing population and wealth in vulnerable coastal locations, or is there an element of climate change that is contributing to the increase in damage?”
“Klotzbach et al. and Weinkle et al. argue that given that there are no significant trends in the frequency or intensity of landfalling U.S. hurricanes since 1900, we would expect an unbiased normalization to also exhibit no trend over this time period.”
NOTABLE SLIDES :
by Judith Curry
Part III: is there any signal of global warming in landfalling hurricanes and their impacts?
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