By Paul Homewood
It was only a matter of time before some junk scientist blamed Hurricane Harvey on global warming.
It is probably no surprise either that it comes from Kerry Emmanuel.
Fortunately Michael Bastach has been quick to tear it to pieces:
A new study is making waves in the media, claiming to finally address the question of man-made global warming’s role in Hurricane Harvey’s record-setting rainfall.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Kerry Emanuel, a renowned hurricane expert, and his colleagues published their findings on Monday, claiming global warming increased the of risk Hurricane Harvey-level rainfall in southeastern Texas grew since the last century.
There’s one huge caveat: Emanuel didn’t actually study Hurricane Harvey itself.
Instead, Emanuel’s study is based on thousands of climate model runs to find out the odds a storm will bring the amount of rainfall Hurricane Harvey did when it made landfall in late…
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