Victims of Hurricane Michael voted for climate deniers | John Abraham

Elections have consequences. Denying science has consequences. And we are reaping what we sow.

Floridians are staring down a very powerful Category 4 typhoon that is causing extensive damage.  The high winds, heavy rains, and storm surge will cost billions of dollars.

We know that climate change is making these storms stronger.  The storms feed off of warm ocean waters, and those waters are much warmer now because of climate change. I have written about the science in more detail here and here.  But basically, Michael strengthened because it passed over really warm waters.  Waters that were hotter because of human-caused warming.

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Source: theguardian
Victims of Hurricane Michael voted for climate deniers | John Abraham