UK Mirror: 'Haiyan had already been recognized as the most intense tropical storm in this area since Super Typhoon Tip (1979).' - 'It has long been recognized that the increases seen in global average temperatures are likely to drive changes in the patterns and frequency of extreme weather events...As our planet home, and particularly its oceans, heats, simple physics tells us that the energy stored will likely lead to increases in the intensity and frequency of devastating storms like Haiyan.'
Meteorologist Dr. Ryan Maue slams claims as the 'first of many garbage articles to come'
Maue: 'Over past 1,000 years, Philippines have been hit by 10-20 thousand tropical cyclones. Don't be so arrogant to believe man caused Haiyan.'
Wash Post's Brad Plumer on tropical cyclones: 'There don't appear to be any obvious global trends'