Since Katrina, forecasts of increased hurricane activity because of man-caused global warming have been staples of Al Gore and his Acolytes. However, as CO2 continues its climb, global temperatures have stayed below the 1998 level, which was the second warmest year after 1934, and hurricane activity has been normal this decade, even while including the 2005 season with Katrina.
The really significant information came in the last two sentences. After once again predicting increased activity, and providing fuel for global warming alarmists, the article concluded:
Gray said the Atlantic basin is in the midst of a natural active hurricane cycle that will likely last another 15 to 20 years.
"So we don't attribute this to anything humans are doing. These are natural circulations," Gray said.
Do you hear that, Al?