Skip to comments.Storm trends in Australia and New Zealand? No evidence that CO2 increases extreme weather
Posted on 07/25/2012 6:11:39 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Get ready for all the fears of extreme weather coming our way studies of Queensland, Victoria, the whole of SE Australia, New Zealand, and Perth show that either nothing is changing (there have always been bad storms) or possibly, the weather is better now than it used to be. Where is the evidence to support the claims by alarmists that increasing CO2 will make extreme weather more common?
Its less windy now across South East Australia than it was in the 1920′s. Its less stormy on the southern coast of Victoria, and records that go back 7000 years in New Zealand and 5000 years in Queensland show repeated examples of monster storms that should they hit today, would be described as being likely due to coal fired power stations and excessive use of SUVs.
The Science and Public Policy Institute published Historical storm trends in Australia and New Zealand in June. This post builds on that publication.
(Excerpt) Read more at joannenova.com.au ...
Why would evidence be important? This is settled science. [/s]
I’m hitting the rack. Trying to re-arrange my sleeping habits more in line with getting up early. I have had it for a day of mental torture. Do have a great upcoming day.
Of course, this calm spell is due to Global Warming (as would be increased hurricane activity).
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