Daily Archives: February 13, 2020

Climate debate should be about science and economics

“Last year was the year the climate issue took a sharp turn towards extremism. Let’s hope 2020 is the year sanity makes a comeback.” click here

Devastating natural disasters did occur when carbon dioxide was low

This list was compiled by T. Heller at Real Climate Science:

  • In 1931 foods in China killed millions of people.
  • An 1780 Great Atlantic Hurricane killed more than 20,000 people. Winds over 200 MPH destroyed every structure in Barbados. 
  • On September 9, 1900 Galveston Texas was destroyed by a category 4 hurricane, which killed ten thousand people.
  • On September 19, 1926 Miami was destroyed by a hurricane. Climate experts blamed sunspots.
  • Heatwaves during 1911 killed tens of thousands of people in Europe and the US.
  • The worst heatwave on record in Australia occurred January 1896. The New York Times described it as the worst heatwave on record anywhere, killing thousands of people.
  • Europe has a long history of devastating heatwaves and droughts going back more than 1,000 years.
  • The deadliest and largest tornado on record occurred in 1925.
  • Flooding and tornadoes in 1913 were described as the “Greatest Cataclysm In American History”
  • The 1927 floods on the Mississippi River were the worst on record in the US. The Red Cross described 1927 as the worst year in history, with 111 disasters – including 29 tornadoes, 24 floods, 9 hurricanes and 23 fires. St. Louis was destroyed by a tornado.
  • During 1936, the US had the hottest July, terrible drought, the coldest February, and record flooding.