Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is working to build congressional support for a major interagency R&D initiative designed to bring down the cost of carbon dioxide removal technologies over ten years.
Roger Pielke Jr.So Grinsted
➡️has missing 25 hurricanes pre-1959
➡️has 64 extra hurricanes post-1958😜
I think I found the source of the big increase in hurricanes and it ain't hurricanes
Don't take it from me
Download the dataset and count for yourself
Roger Pielke Jr.Why are these trends in decreasing losses as percent of GDP occurring?
This new paper provides a comprehensive and unassailable answer:
Formetta & Feyen 2019. Empirical evidence of declining global vulnerability to climate-related hazards. GEC 57.
Roger Pielke Jr.This new paper -- FF19 -- should put to rest any further debate over declining disaster losses as a % of GDP as I've reported and as appear in The Lancet today.