Daily Archives: May 31, 2006

NOAA’s misleading internal Congressional briefing points on hurricanes and global warming

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials came in for legitimate criticism last year for putting out misleading, incomplete, and one-sided information about the state of scientific research on the connection between global warming and increased hurricane intensity.  An internal NOAA … Continue reading

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Two new studies link increased hurricane intensity to global warming

The New York Times reports May 31 that climate researchers at Purdue University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology separately have presented new evidence, in forthcoming science publications, supporting the idea that global warming is causing stronger hurricanes.  A NOAA … Continue reading

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