A few weeks ago, I reported HERE that an increasing percentage of Americans say there’s solid evidence that man-made global warming is a fact — presumably because of the numerous weather anomalies of recent years.
And now the question arises as to whether Hurricane Sandy is the result of ongoing climate change.
Elizabeth Kolbert of The New Yorker has THIS to say on the matter:
As with any particular “weather-related loss event,” it’s impossible to attribute Sandy to climate change. However, it is possible to say that the storm fits the general pattern in North America, and indeed around the world,