Bjorn Lomborg: ‘Facts don’t support climate-change-caused-typhoon-Haiyan. Strong typhoons declining 1950-10.
In the paper’s conclusion:
“The analysis does not indicate significant long-period global or individual basin trends in the frequency or intensity of landfalling tropical cyclones of minor or major hurricane strength.”
When some people, like Jeffrey Sachs see a trend for hurricanes, it is because they look at the trend from 1981-2005 (conveniently from very low to very high).
See Roger Pielke’s excellent post here: http://