Finally, the reason that matters to me as a father, the weather and degree of storms isn't any worse now than expected without AGW. Every time a newsworthy storm hits, we receive a second storm of talking heads telling us it's from AGW. It's as if we didn't have storms before we flipped on a light switch.
Again, it comes down to sample sizes and understanding you can't isolate one extreme and rare storm and reasonably draw conclusions from it. In a nutshell, the sky certainly isn't falling, and violent tornadoes, snow fall, Tropical Storms, and hurricanes are not increasing in frequency or intensity during the long-term average.(ANR - Get Report), Walter Energy (WLT - Get Report), Arch Coal (ACI - Get Report), Peabody Energy (BTU - Get Report) and James River Coal (JRCC). Other winners include power companies that sell electric power including Xcel Energy (XEL), Duke Energy (DUK - Get Report), Southern Company (SO), American Electric Power (AEP).
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