Wash Times: Calls to punish climate skeptics rise with Harvey, Irma

  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/11/climate-change-activists-want-punishment-for-skept/ By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Updated: 9:58 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017 Calls to punish global warming skepticism as a criminal offense have surged in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but it hasn’t discouraged climate scientists like Judith Curry. A retired Georgia Tech professor, she argued on her Climate Etc. website that Irma, […]

Paper: ‘Did Climate Change Cause Hurricane Irma To Fizzle?’

http://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/did-climate-change-cause-hurricane-irma-to-fizzle/ Science: Perhaps the best indication that Irma failed to live up to its billing is the fact that the broad stock indexes — including insurance companies — rallied on Monday while various construction-related stocks took it on the chin. When can we expect to see stories about how global warming deserves the credit? There’s no […]

Hurricane Irma formed over cooler water, 7th worst, but ‘Climate Druids’ see fingerprints, tea leaves, crystals everywhere

Via JoNova: http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/hurricane-irma-formed-over-cooler-water-7th-worst-but-climate-druids-see-fingerprints-tea-leaves-crystals-everywhere/ Hurricane Irma is a big bad storm, like other big bad storms. Six awkward facts: It’s only the 7th most intense at landfall in US history. It formed over water that was two degrees cooler than normal, 1893, 1933, 1950, 1995, and 2005 had more Accumulated Cyclone Energy by Sept 10. In 1933 two hurricanes […]