Skip to comments.Study Finds Cleaner Air Leads to More Atlantic Hurricanes
Posted on 05/12/2022 5:56:26 PM PDT by bitt
Cleaner air in United States and Europe is brewing more Atlantic hurricanes, a new U.S. government study found.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration study links changes in regionalized air pollution across the globe to storm activity going both up and down. A 50% decrease in pollution particles and droplets in Europe and the U.S. is linked to a 33% increase in Atlantic storm formation in the past couple decades, while the opposite is happening in the Pacific with more pollution and fewer typhoons, according to the study published in Wednesday’s Science Advances.
NOAA hurricane scientist Hiroyuki Murakami ran numerous climate computer simulations to explain change in storm activity in different parts of the globe that can’t be explained by natural climate cycles and found a link to aerosol pollution from industry and cars — sulfur particles and droplets in the air that make it hard to breathe and see.
Scientists had long known that aerosol pollution cools the air, at times reducing the larger effects of greenhouse gases from the burning of fossil fuel and earlier studies mentioned it as a possibility in increase in Atlantic storms, but Murakami found it a factor around the world and a more direct link.
Hurricanes need warm water — which is warmed by the air — for fuel and are harmed by wind shear, which changes in upper level winds that can decapitate storm tops. Cleaner air in the Atlantic and dirtier air in the Pacific, from pollution in China and India, mess with both of those, Murakami said.
In the Atlantic, aerosol pollution peaked around 1980 and has been dropping steadily since. That means the cooling that masked some of the greenhouse gas warming is going away, so sea surface temperatures are increasing even more, Murakami said.
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We’ll just have to put a bunch of smokestacks there.
And all along I thought it was cow farts! Silly me!
They are retarded.
The law of unintended consequences strikes again.
I just hides the warming?
Okay, got it.
Forget cow flatulence. That Seth guy is hardcore BS. One danged stupid thing after another. Even the good news is the basis for crisis.
Greta must be appeased.
I actually met a woman who said “At least she’s doing something!”
What a minute. I thought dirty air was bad, and clean air was good. Now it turns out that they’re both bad. I guess we’ve got to get rid of air altogether.
Maybe I’ll apply for a federal grant to study this further.
Follow the seance, oops science!
Not the Babylon Bee.
The libtards must really be feeling useless and hopeless now...
When the temperature in Chicago is below zero there are no shootings. As the temperature goes up the number of shootings increases. Therefore, the rise in temperature causes more shootings in Chicago. More study, of course, is required. If you’ll flip to the end of my presentation, you’ll see my grant request for ten million dollars. This is an important phenomenon. If we can solve it, we can reduce the number of shootings in Chicago. Thank you.
“ The law of unintended consequences strikes again.”
And the bastards just found a new narrative when their “green new deal” craps the bed.
They pointed out three things.
Good news is no news.
Bad news is big news.
Good news is bad news.
The last was the most interesting because you take something that would seem to be good and make it into a catastrophe.
Example, How often have you heard about the "world wide obesity crisis"? It is horrible! We are all going to die!
But... 100 years ago people were starving to death. And not just in third world countries either.
Being fat, not healthy. Starving though, that does kill you.
We have mostly whipped the world food problem. That is something that has not happened ever in recorded history.
Apparently we need more coal power plants... < / s >
ROTFL! I bet Kerry is having a conniption.
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