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Houston, You’re Not in Kansas Anymore

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

At some point after your 5th 100+ year rain event in one year, dim awareness may begin to arise that something has changed. Houston, we have a planetary emergency..
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Why does climate change make for stronger storms and more intense precipitation?
It’s one of the clearest, most elementary predictions from fundamental physics, that a warmer atmosphere holds more water. In addition, this is one of the easiest to document changes that has been observed as climate changes.

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Below, interviews with scientists explaining the hows and whys – the kind of succinct explanation that moved Slate’s “Bad Astronomer”  Phil Plait to write:

..it pays to keep things on-topic, short, and sweet. That’s why I love the “This Is Not Cool”…

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Retired after 35 years in public education.