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The Global Warming Blizzard Myth

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Some climate alarmists have argued that record snowfalls in Europe and North America this winter are the consequence of global warming. But recent record snowfalls and previous large snowfalls have always been associated with colder than normal temperatures. There has been no increase in extreme weather events in real world data.

Severe Weather with Warming - Incorrect

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Tim Ball shows that the claim of more severe weather with global warming is scientifically incorrect.

Will Global Warming Harm Agriculture?

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FOS Science Advisor Dr. Madhav Khandekar comments on an article in Science Magazine which claims that global warming will harm agriculture in the tropics. Dr. Khandekar shows that tropical agriculture has increased greatly over the last 25 years while temperatures have increased. He disagrees that grain yields will fall in a warmer world.

Trends and Changes in Extreme Weather Events

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Worldwide, the news media commonly report that weather extremes such as droughts, floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes are becoming much more frequent, and the implication is made that global circulation models support this idea. What has happened is that weather-related damage to human infrastructure has increased as world population rises, and the distribution and value of housing and other buildings increases. Dr. Madhav Khandekar, a retired Environment Canada climatologist deals with extreme weather events extensively in a report for the Alberta Government.

Hurricanes and Global Warming: Is There a Link?

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George H. Taylor is Certified Consulting Meteorologist and State Climatologist, Oregon. He reviews the hurricane data and concludes that the data suggests a decrease in hurricane strikes in the USA over time since 1990. The number of intense and landfalling Atlantic hurricanes has declined and in the Gulf of Mexico there is no sign of an increase in hurricane frequency or intensity.

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