Flood Insurance Needs Fixing Thanks to Climate Change | TIME.com
The event was held at the NASDAQ headquarters in Times Square, where the temperature threatened to push past 100°F. Global warming was on everyone’s mind, even though the air-conditioning inside was on full and shades blocked out the droning city sun. “What keeps us up at night is climate change,” Smith said. “We see the long-term effect of climate change on society, and it really frightens us.”Climate change forces US Forest Service to shift its strategy on larger fires | Pacific Swell | 89.3 KPCC
Global warming has increased the intensity of fires, forcing the USFS to spend more and more of its money fighting them.Roger Pielke Jr: Testimony On The Current State Of Weather Extremes | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
In 1991, the US Forest Service’s spent 13 percent of its budget on fire management. Today, because of climate change, that figure is more than 50 percent, officials say.
It is misleading, and just plain incorrect, to claim that disasters associated with hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or droughts have increased on climate timescales either in the United States or globally. It is further incorrect to associate the increasing costs of disasters with the emission of greenhouse gases.The IPCC Chairman’s Fake Second PhD | NoFrakkingConsensus
Having examined the IPCC closely, I can’t say I’m surprised. Rather than being atypical behaviour, this is par for the course. Neither Pachauri nor the organization he leads can be trusted to deliver the straight goods.
Again and again, we see them rounding up – exaggerating and inflating. Whatever these people value, it isn’t precision or accuracy.