A new study tries to get rid of frust...

A new study tries to get rid of frustrating hurricane data problems, once and for all.

There are 3 comments on the Mother Jones story from Dec 16, 2013, titled A new study tries to get rid of frustrating hurricane data problems, once and for all.. In it, Mother Jones reports that:

For more than a decade, the question of how global warming is affecting the scariest storms on the planet - hurricanes - has been shot through with uncertainty.

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LessHypeMoreFact

Orleans, Canada

#1 Dec 16, 2013
The trend seems consistent with the increase in ocean temperatures (the fuel). An interresting study. It lacks on factor that seems important which is the SIZE of the storm, not just the wind intensity. Recently hurricanes have become 'monsters' with a huge area. This affects the 'total energy' metric much more than the 'average wind speed' .
Anti Christ

Savage, MN

#2 Dec 17, 2013
Move along everyone... No crisis here.
LessHypeMoreFact

Orleans, Canada

#3 Dec 17, 2013
Anti Christ wrote:
Move along everyone... No crisis here.
The crisis is the specific storm. This is just information on how the level of crisis is increasing with stronger storms. As such, it is useful. While you are not..

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