Floods in Germany: Evidence for global cooling or global warming?

Floods in Germany: Evidence for global cooling or global warming?

Yahoo News:

The town of Bad Schandau in Saxony, Germany, fell victim to flash flooding on July 17 when torrential rainfall caused tributaries of the river Elbe to overflow.

Here is a photo from Bad Schandau, a small riverside town near Dresden. It shows multiple high water marks from before the rapid rise of carbon dioxide, which only began in 1950 with post-WWII industrialization. So perhaps the recent floods are supporting evidence for a return to the pre-1950 cooler times? As it happens, the recent grand solar maximum started around 1950 and is ending right now.

There are also floods marked between 1950 and 2016, the latter date being the peak of global warming. So that’s supporting evidence that global warming causes flooding. Hmmm.

The link between fluctuations of less than 1 degree C in global averages and floods in Germany isn’t very convincing, is it?

via Michael Smith