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2013 Climate Change Review

Roger Pielke Jr. has an excellent summary on the “state of climate change”, (view the article), given in his testimony to the House last week. The full testimony is posted¬†here, with some of the highlights below. Also, there is an interesting confrontation item by item on the mistakes of the last IPCC assessment for anyone […]

Hurricane Irene and Climate Change

There is plenty of debate about how, if and in which way Hurricane Irene is related at all to climtae change. This plays directly into my Master’s Thesis, where I make the distinction between physical climate change and the idea of climate change. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_id-D6nUXc] Let me use the example of Hurricane Irene, which landed on […]

Tornados and climate change

There have beenmany discussions amongst experts and on the press about the relationship between the high US tornado frequency of 2011 and climate change. Many climate change proponents, Al Gore among them, have attributed the trend to climate change, and there is a constant tendency of attributing disasters to climate change. Others have denied this […]

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