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Is Hurricane Harvey the result of global warming?

“To take but one additional case study close at hand, it is now estimated that New York City will suffer ‘500-year’ floods once every 25 years. And sea-level rise is more dramatic elsewhere, which means that storm surges will be distributed unequally, too; in some places storms on that scale will hit even more frequently. The result is a terrifying, radically accelerated experience of extreme weather — centuries worth of natural disaster compressed into just a decade or two.”

Here, you be the judge.

One Response to “Is Hurricane Harvey the result of global warming?”

  1. Dan Says:

    Well if you follow Pat Robertson’s philosophy, it must have been God’s punishment on the people of Texas for being Republicans.

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