Hurricanes

Hurricane season is here. And with climate change, the storms are more frequent and stronger… except… they aren’t. WATCH NOW.

By |2019-08-16T09:04:11-05:00August 16th, 2019|General Information|Comments Off on Hurricanes

Are more hurricanes hitting Florida? The data unequivocally shows the Answer is No

There’s been no increase in the number of major hurricane hitting Florida. The number of days between major hurricane landfalls in Florida increased. “[S]till no trend in either intensity or frequency of strikes over the last 118 years,” one scientist wrote.

By |2018-10-14T23:10:42-05:00October 14th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on Are more hurricanes hitting Florida? The data unequivocally shows the Answer is No

Climate alarmists exploiting hurricanes are misguided

CFACT policy advisor Larry Bell refutes the claims of alarmist activists that hurricanes Harvey and Irma were "enhanced" as a result of climate change -- and shows that the same alarmists had made the same statements in prior years regarding prior hurricanes -- and then there was a 12-year lull.

By |2017-09-18T19:36:59-05:00September 18th, 2017|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Climate alarmists exploiting hurricanes are misguided

No, hurricanes aren’t more frequent or severe

After all was said and done, neither Harvey nor Irma was the "worst" hurricane ever to hit the U.S. CFACT advisor Larry Bell recounts over a century's information on hurricanes in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Sea, noting that hurricane damages are al;ways catastrophic for those whose lives are uprooted by them.

By |2017-09-12T13:32:52-05:00September 12th, 2017|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on No, hurricanes aren’t more frequent or severe

The Hurricane Harvey hustle

CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen quotes multiple climate scientists who explain that high-rainfall tropical storms have battered the Texas coast (and Florida) for generations of recorded history (and likely long before). Thus, the efforts to tie Hurricane Harvey to "climate change" are "disgraceful" -- and ignore the reality that Houston was built on impermeable clays and reclaimed swamp lands with a history of subsidence.

By |2017-09-10T10:14:01-05:00September 10th, 2017|CFACT Insights|1 Comment