Slowness, Not Speed, of Hurricanes Like Sally Becoming Major Concern

By and | September 17, 2020

  • September 17, 2020 at 1:39 pm
    craig cornell says:
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    “The connection to climate change is not settled . . . ” says the article, which then goes on to speculate about how climate change is causing greater damage.

    What did you expect? Speculation on how this hurricane is part of a perfectly normal historical pattern?

    Hey, wait! I thought Obama said climate science was “settled”! Are these people deniers?

    And didn’t any of these people ever read “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”? The reason nobody actually does anything about climate change is that all this Doom and Gloom is causing inertia.

    (If you don’t think so, ask yourself this: why are so many conservatives in favor of a net-neutral carbon tax that would be refundable to each person at the end of the year, and the Dems. won’t even consider it, despite widespread agreement among climate scientists that it would spur investment in alternative energy? You know why? Because Dems see EVERY tax as more revenue, climate change be damned.)

    • September 17, 2020 at 1:55 pm
      Rosenblatt says:
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      Craig,

      “The science isn’t settled” referred solely to climate change causing SLOWER hurricanes. .

      How do I know this? That line was written under the slower speed section immediately after the “These North Atlantic hurricanes are increasingly likely to stall near the coast for many hours” quote.

      The article never implied that the science isn’t settled that climate change is/is not occurring. The article wasn’t saying the science isn’t settled that climate change is causing larger and more frequent hurricanes either.

      It was simply stating “we don’t know if climate change is causing some hurricanes to stall and slow down more than usual”

  • September 17, 2020 at 2:08 pm
    Bob says:
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    Science should be directed to find a way to control or lessen the effects of major storms. The objective should be to find a way to better manage the weather and it’s effects. Global warming is real and contributes to the severity of storms. Sea levels are rising and most costal cities will be underwater in the next fifty years or so. In the early stages of earth’s evolution, the entire planet was covered by the sea. If science the world governments do nothing, it will happen again and all human life as we know it will end.



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