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Slower decay of landfalling Hurricanes in a warmer world — really?

by Frank Bosse A recent paper published in “Nature” made some excitement in the media, see here or here.

Assessment of climate change risk to the insurance sector

by Judith Curry The insurance sector is abuzz with a new report from AIR Worldwide on the insurance risk from the impact of climate change on hurricanes.  Insurance industry clients of my company, Climate Forecast Applications Network (CFAN), have requested … Continue reading

Don’t overhype the link between climate change and hurricanes

by Judith Curry Doing so erodes scientific credibility — and distracts from the urgent need to shore up our vulnerability to storms’ impacts.

‘Alarmism enforcement’ on hurricanes and global warming

by Judith Curry I used to be concerned about ‘consensus enforcement’ on the topic of climate change.  Now I am concerned about ‘alarmism enforcement.’

2019 Atlantic hurricane forecast

by Judith Curry and Jim Johnstone CFAN predicts an active North Atlantic hurricane season season.

Hurricanes & climate change: recent U.S. landfalling hurricanes

by Judith Curry An assessment of whether any of the impacts of recent  U.S. landfalling hurricanes were exacerbated by global warming.

Hurricanes & climate change: landfalls

by Judith Curry Part III: is there any signal of global warming in landfalling hurricanes and their impacts?

Hurricanes & climate change: detection

by Judith Curry I am preparing a new Special Report on Hurricanes and Climate Change.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: Attribution

by Judith Curry Part II:  what causes variations and changes in hurricane activity?

U.S. election discussion thread

by Judith Curry No words.

Hurricanes & climate change: 21st century projections

by Judith Curry Final installment in my series on hurricanes and climate change.

Hurricane Florence: climate dynamics context

by Judith Curry “Impending massive hurricanes bring the best out of weather twitter and the worst out of climate twitter” – Joseph Maykut

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Extremes

by Judith Curry Politics versus science in attributing extreme weather events to manmade global warming.

Long-range predictability of seasonal Atlantic hurricane activity

by Jim Johnstone and Judith Curry Climate Forecast Applications Network (CFAN) has identified new early precursors for seasonal Atlantic hurricane activity that involve systematic, repeating interactions among ENSO, stratospheric circulations and regional North Atlantic processes.

Hearing on climate change and natural disasters: Today

by Judith Curry The House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee in a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience and Readiness – Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change begins at 2 pm EDT.

Truth(?) in testimony and convincing policy makers

by Judith Curry Some reflections, stimulated by yesterday’s Congressional Hearing, on the different strategies of presenting Congressional testimony.

Hurricane Irma eyes Florida

by Judith Curry Cat 5 Hurricane Irma is one for the record books; it’s eye is on Florida.

JC interview: hurricanes and global warming

by Judith Curry My recent interview with David Whitehouse of the Global Warming Policy Foundation on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the link with global warming.

Challenges of the clean energy transition

by Judith Curry This morning I participated Conference on Energy and Decarbonization – A New Jersey Business Perspective. https://njbia.regfox.com/energy-summit. UPDATE: full recording of the conference [here]

Causes and predictability of the exceptionally active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

by Jim Johnstone and Judith Curry The good news: the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is over.  The bad news: it was an extremely active season, with substantial damage in the U.S. and the Caribbean islands. What caused this extremely active hurricane … Continue reading

Hurricane Harvey: long-range forecasts

by Judith Curry The 12 year drought of major hurricane landfalls in the U.S. is over, with catastrophic impacts in Texas.  Predictions of Hurricane Harvey illustrate the realization of extended- and long-range hurricane forecasts.

Climate Change, Extreme Weather, and Electric System Reliability

by Judith Curry I recently participated in a Technical Conference sponsored by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Hearing on climate change & extreme weather

by Judith Curry On Tuesday June 25, I will be testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee in a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience and Readiness – Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change.

CFAN’s forecast for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

by Judith Curry Climate Forecast Applications Network (CFAN)’s  first seasonal forecast for  Atlantic hurricanes is based on a breakthrough in understanding of the impact of global climate dynamics on Atlantic hurricane activity.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that have caught my eye these past several weeks.