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Home Middle Column Bjorn Lomborg: 'Facts don't support climate-change-caused-typhoon-Haiyan. Strong typhoons declining 1950-10.

Bjorn Lomborg: ‘Facts don’t support climate-change-caused-typhoon-Haiyan. Strong typhoons declining 1950-10.

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In the paper’s conclusion:

“The analysis does not indicate significant long-period global or individual basin trends in the frequency or intensity of landfalling tropical cyclones of minor or major hurricane strength.”

When some people, like Jeffrey Sachs see a trend for hurricanes, it is because they look at the trend from 1981-2005 (conveniently from very low to very high).

See Roger Pielke’s excellent post here: http://rogerpielkejr.blogspot.com.au/2013/11/are-typhoon-disasters-getting-more.html

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