and your president thinks climate change is a Chinese hoax. Sad!
Nine of the 10 costliest hurricanes to hit the US mainland since 1900 have been in the last two decades. Here's a look at how coastal development and climate change are making hurricanes more costly. https://t.co/hJcJhJIeSE pic.twitter.com/JJqsQNpU4q
— CNN (@CNN) September 12, 2018
Opinion: As Hurricane Florence closes in on the East Coast, the Trump administration’s reversal on U.S. climate policy has made the situation all the more dire. https://t.co/HYHWB04QRd
— The Baltimore Sun (@baltimoresun) September 11, 2018
Just now: The first-ever pre-event attribution study has been published.
Compared to a world w/o climate change:
– Florence will have 50% heavier rainfall
– 50mi wider at landfall, boosting storm surge
— Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) September 12, 2018
Climate change has increased the vulnerability of North Carolina’s low-lying eastern plain, expanding the size and water mass of hurricanes by as much as 50%. https://t.co/2W1XIjJLcN
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) September 18, 2018
The other side:
Rush Limbaugh on Hurricane Florence: "The forecast and the destruction potential doom and gloom is all to heighten the belief in climate change." https://t.co/YvwZm8vTO5
— Media Matters (@mmfa) September 12, 2018