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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..

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.


Below, interviews with scientists explaining the hows and whys – the kind of succinct explanation that moved Slate’s “Bad Astronomer”  Phil Plait to write: pays to keep things on-topic, short, and sweet. That’s why I love the “This Is Not Cool”…

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