Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Climate change: Irma, Harvey, Katia, Jose? (Sept. 11, 2017); CC Liu, Crystal Quintero (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
Honest conversation about climate change  in wake of storms
Why have you done this to my planet?
At least four people have died and nearly 6 million people are without power in Florida, after Hurricane Irma made landfall on Sunday on the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane. Is this due to climate change? How about Hurricane Harvey? Democracy Now! speaks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Elizabeth Kolbert. The Irma super-storm flooded the streets of downtown Miami, Florida, turning the city’s main strip, Brickell Avenue, into a 3-foot-high raging river. Its arrival sparked one of the largest mass evacuations in U.S. history, with nearly 7 million people ordered to leave their homes. More ()

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