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Extreme weather events in 2013 are at an all time low.

Another global warming prediction fails: Extreme weather events in 2013 are at an all time low.

There have been many forecasts in the news in recent years predicting more and more extreme weather-related events in the US, but for 2013 that prediction has been way off the mark. Whether you’re talking about tornadoes, wildfires, extreme heat or hurricanes, the good news is that weather-related disasters in the US are all way down this year compared to recent years and, in some cases, down to historically low levels.

As I wrote back in April,

Global warming scientists have spent the past two decades telling us that we were all gonna die from increasing temperatures caused by the increase in CO2. Now that this prediction has proved false, they apparently are shifting gears. Instead, it is extreme events — big storms, long droughts, intense heatwaves — that are going to kill us.

But not only have they no evidence that the increase in CO2 will cause these extreme events, there is no evidence that more of these extreme events are even occurring.

In other words, these stories are mere political advocacy. They have nothing to do with science, but with propaganda, based on fantasy with the goal of trying to convince everyone that we are all gonna die if we don’t do exactly what these scientists say. [emphasis in original]

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Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

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3 comments

  • Jwing

    What an absolute joke the Left has become.

    It was standard parlance that the only safe, non-contentious thing you could talk about was the weather. One never discussed politics or religion in mixed company, but the Left has managed to even politicize something as innocuous as the daily forecast. What was always a friendly conversation piece between strangers on line at the bank or grocery is now a political statement.

    It’s such a pity…Leftist are all about division and agitation and never about comity and open discussion.

  • Pzatchok

    They will blame anything on global human induced climate change.

    I say we take away ALL of their modern conveniences and see how they will fare.
    No modern fresh water and sewage system, no more industrial textiles like cloth, no more modern farming tools or techniques, no electricity or natural gas.

    They can live out in the wilds like the native Americans.

    That should save us about 20% or our energy needs worldwide.

  • The news here is that the mainstream media has over-hyped extreme weather, so people believe the weather is becoming more extreme, while the reality is otherwise.

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