No, global warming isn’t causing worse hurricanes

By Bjorn Lomborg It’s human nature to assign blame for catastrophic events. In medieval times, witches were blamed for weather woes. Trials and burnings increased when weather got worse. In hurricane season today, many find a scapegoat in global warming. Pundits tell us “ignoring the science of climate change will hurt us” (Kristina Ball at 

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Hurricane Florence is not climate change or global warming. It’s just the weather.

By Roy W. Spencer Hurricane Florence is not the result of global warming. It’s likely due to natural weather patterns, not climate change as some have already said. Even before Hurricane Florence made landfall somewhere near the border of North and South Carolina, predicted damage from potentially catastrophic flooding from the storm was already being 

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The Great Debate Part D – Summary

By Andy May In Part A of the Great Debate series (see here) we discussed Dr. David Karoly’s and Dr. William Happer’s arguments regarding how unusual recent global warming is and how we know the recent observed increase in CO2 is due to human activities. In Part B we examined their thoughts on the amount of warming caused by 

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No, Working Families Won’t Benefit from a Carbon Tax

By Robert P. Murphy Before the Curbelo bill dropped (see my analysis here), the big carbon tax news was the launch of the group “Americans for Carbon Dividends,”which was a spinoff of the older Climate Leadership Council (CLC). The New York Times headline predictably touted the new group’s “conservative credentials,” as they include some former 

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The Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom

By Patrick Moore, PhD Some time ago it struck me that the majority of alleged environmental catastrophes and threats are invisible or very remote, thus making it virtually impossible for the average person to validate them through observation. Observations, along with replications of those observations, are the very foundation of the scientific method. Seeing is 

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