By Paul Homewood
The Met Office frequently try to persuade us that extreme rainfall is getting worse because of global warming. It comes as no surprise to learn that the same arguments are taking place in the US.
Unfortunately for the alarmists, a study led by NOAA’s own expert, Dr Martin Hoerling, finds little evidence that this is the case, and instead that extreme rainfall trends are largely dominated by naturally reoccurring ocean cycles.
Second only to incidences of high temperature, supporters of government action to restrict energy choice like to say “extreme” precipitation events–be they in the form of rain, sleet, snow, or hail falling from tropical cyclones, mid-latitude extratropical storms, or summer thunderstorm complexes–are evidence that greenhouse gas emissions from human activities make our climate and daily weather worse.
The federal government encourages and promotes such associations. Take, for example, the opening stanzas of its…
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