As of August 30, 2015, three separate hurricanes were spinning in the central and Eastern Pacific, all of which were classified as major hurricanes due to their sustained wind speeds in excess of 110 mph. But they aren’t simply garden-variety major hurricanes: each of the three storms were particularly intense, carrying ratings of 4 (wind […]
While a majority of Americans still believe global warming is a serious concern, a record-high 41% now say it the seriousness of global warming is exaggerated. And in rough economic times, the public is less willing to focus time and money on environmental concerns – particularly those where the science is not yet settled.
Just how accurate and sensible are those forecasts published in that little familiar yellow book?