Cyclone Hamish - it's climate change
THOUSANDS of holidaymakers were evacuated from resorts and campsites yesterday as tropical cyclone Hamish moved south along the Queensland coast, amid concerns climate change is generating such severe storms.
Emergency Management Queensland's deputy executive director, Bruce Grady, said climate change analysis that predicted tropical cyclones of greater intensity was driving the disaster response strategy for tropical cyclone Hamish.
Again, pure nonsense. This hoary old chestnut is still doing the rounds, despite it being debunked long ago. It's plausible that any warming would lower the temperature differential between polar and equatorial regions which would actually reduce storm intensity. But hey, who cares about the facts? We have to push our scaremongering agenda...
Read it here.
UPDATE: As if by magic, this appears: Tropical cyclone activity [still] lowest in 30 years