In short, the US climate is in most ways less extreme than it used to be. Temperatures are less extreme at both ends of the scale, storms less severe and droughts far less damaging. While it is now slightly warmer, this appears to have been largely beneficial.
Wildfires now burn only a fraction of the acreage they did prior to WW2
Sea-level rise is currently no higher than around the mid-20th century
Tornadoes are now less common than they used to be, particularly the stronger ones.
Floods are not getting worse
Hurricanes are not becoming either more frequent or powerful.
Summers were hotter in the 1930s than in any recent years.
Little or no rise in temperatures since the mid-1990s.
Marc Morano, editor-in-chief of the Climate Depot: “The media and climate change campaigners have been lying to you,” Morano told American Wire. “Landfalls of major hurricanes in the U.S. have actually declined over the past one hundred and forty years, long before humans began burning fossil fuels,” says Morano...
Morano points out that data shows a distinct lack of intense storms: “What the media has largely ignored is the fact that between 2005 and 2017 no major hurricanes made landfall in the United States. A major hurricane is defined as category three or larger. That twelve-year span was the longest extended period of no major hurricanes hitting the U.S. mainland since at least 1900.”
1) wildfires less than 20% of earlier 20th century in acreage burned.
2) Hurricane ace index/storm near record lows this year, Globally no increase. EPAC/WPAC well below average So is total Global production this season.
3) Much worse storms than what we see now have always run rampant. The list is legion and too numerous to name.
4) Heatwaves are nothing compared to the 1930s , and if you didn’t have rolling blackouts due to energy policy, there would be less problems, Why the rest of the nation would want to adopt the example of California is beyond any rational person. Besides cold kills more than warm, another fact ignored.
Harvard Mag: These are all important questions—but even they ignore a central certainty that no one appears to be addressing: what Dan Schrag calls “climate change’s dirty little secret.” “Even if we could become carbon-neutral tomorrow,” says the director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment, “the climate will keep changing for thousands of years, the ice sheets will keep melting, and the seas will continue to rise.”
Climate Depot's Marc Morano: "So now an allegedly esteemed Harvard professor admits that controlling the climate is futile. Are we supposed to be surprised at this 'secret' that climate skeptics have always known? Even the climate activists will now have to concede that the climate will not stop changing if we refuse to enact the UN Paris pact and the Green New Deal."
Philip Stott, professor emeritus of Biogeography at the University of London, points out that “climate change is governed by hundreds of factors, or variables, and the very idea that we can manage climate change predictably by understanding and manipulating at the margins one politically-selected factor [CO2], is as misguided as it gets. It's scientific nonsense."