Extreme Rainstorms in North America Linked to Climate Change

We can link extreme weather in recent history to climate change, and intense rainstorms are no exception. A new report published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that anthropogenic activity is responsible for increased rainfall in North America. Human activity responsible for greenhouse gas emissions is not only upping the frequency of precipitation, but…

Slow Moving Tropical Storm BARRY takes Aim Louisiana Coast, Goes Full Circle

Tropical Storm Barry to Bring Dangerous Flooding to Lower Mississippi Valley; Hurricane and Storm-Surge Warnings Issued. Related Hurricane Florence – A Climate Change Triple Threat https://www.michaelmann.net/content/hurricane-florence-climate-change-triple-threat CREDITS ABC July 11 Louisiana braces for impact as Tropical Storm Barry draws near https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDcBIIX8waE 13 News Tropical Storm Barry flooding highlighting sea-level rise issues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yerbtvi2qwk Weather Channel https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2019-07-11-tropical-storm-barry-hurricane-forecast-gulf-coast-new-orleans…

Extreme Weather Change Worldwide January 2019

Weather extremes around Europe, Australia, and South America from the past couple of days. Sources Tasmanian fire threat rolls on for Geeveston, Central Plateau; Zeehan downgraded https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-25/tasmania-braces-for-worst-fire-day-in-years/10747262 120°F in the Shade—and By the Water—As Australia’s Record-Melting Summer Intensifies https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/120F-Shadeand-Water-Australias-Record-Melting-Summer-Intensifies?cm_ven=hp-slot-2 2018 Global Disasters Cost $160 Billion; Climate Change a Factor, Report Says https://weather.com/science/environment/news/2019-01-09-disasters-cost-damage-climate-change Severe Weather on…

Actual Climate Change Expert explains Climate Science to People

Kevin Trenberth, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), gave this public lecture at Ohio State on September 27, 2018, the event is titled, “Changes in extremes with climate change.” Host: Lonnie Thompson https://geography.osu.edu/events/dr.-kevin-trenberth-changes-extremes-climate-change This year’s Bownocker Medal will be awarded to Dr. Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. Trenberth…

Super Typhoon Mangkhut OmPong Footage Compilation Philippines 2018

Mangkhut, the strongest storm of 2018 so far made landfall on the northern tip of the island of Luzon, at about 1:40 a.m. local time. https://goo.gl/R3xtxU Category 2 Mangkhut May be a Top-Ten Costliest Typhoon for China https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/Category-2-Mangkhut-May-be-Top-Ten-Costliest-Typhoon-China Sources Jekki Pascual https://www.instagram.com/newspatrol/ Philippine Red Cross ‏https://twitter.com/philredcross CNN Philippines Typhoon #OmpongPH at its worst in Tuguegarao…

Hurricane FLORENCE Storm Chaser Compilation

Hurricane Florence footage compilation, covering Saturday 12th to early 14th, 2018. For a current situation summary visit Wunderground here https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/Florence-Continues-Lash-Coastal-Carolina-Record-Surge-Beaufort-40-Rains-Possible Sources Live coverage Hurricane Florence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA3rPY_1t88 Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski Accuweather Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Weather Nation https://twitter.com/WeatherNation Nearly 150 people trapped in New Bern, N.C., as small city is battered by Florence https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/nearly-150-people-trapped-new-bern-n-c-small-city-n909551 Frying Pan Ocean…

Hurricane Florence Stalling connected to Jet Stream

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now interviews Mike Mann on Hurricane Florence, and the connection to climate change. How the weaker jet stream comes in. My colleagues have shown the weakening over the past decades here in Science https://twitter.com/rahmstorf/status/1039618555128557569 Watch the full interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OuVTEfBatY

Hurricane Florence may Stress Test Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant

The Brunswick nuclear power plant is a couple of miles near Wilmington, at the Ocean. With model forecasting Hurricane Florence to potentially making landfall near the site. Sources “Are Coastal Nuclear Power Plants Ready for Sea-Level Rise?” https://www.hakaimagazine.com/features/are-coastal-nuclear-power-plants-ready-for-sea-level-rise/ Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunswick_Nuclear_Generating_Station