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Tropical Cyclones in a Warmer World
Sugi, M., Noda, A. and Sato, N.  2002.  Influence of the global warming on tropical cyclone climatology: an experiment with the JMA global model.  Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan 80: 249-272.

What was done
The authors studied the influence of global warming on tropical cyclones via a high resolution climate model: the T106 GCM version of the Japan Meteorological Agency global model JMA-GSM8911.

What was learned
In the words of the authors, "the results of experiments indicate that the number of tropical cyclones may significantly be reduced due to the global warming."  As for the maximum intensity of tropical cyclones, they note that "no significant change has been noted."

What it means
In contradiction of the "simple thought" claims of numerous climate alarmists, even GCM studies - for an early example, see Bengtsson et al. (1996) - are beginning to demonstrate what the authors of this study call "the decrease in the global total number of tropical cyclones on doubling CO2."

Bengtsson, L., Botzet, M. and Esch, M.  1996.  Will greenhouse gas-induced warming over the next 50 years lead to higher frequency and greater intensity of hurricanes?  Tellus 48A: 57-73.

Reviewed 23 October 2002