Sandy and global climate change

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    Stunning all right. That the high priests of panic waited this long..

    Except that there's no scientific evidence that the occurence of -- or severity of -- hurricanes has increased in 20 years. Go find me a statement from NOAA or the National Hurricane Center that contradicts my statement.

    Just as the claims from the tornado outbreak that found CITY CENTERS instead of cow pastures, you zealots are acting like a isolated tribe of natives selecting a virgin for sacrifice. This hurricane got steered into a high density area. NOT BY an increase of 1degC in your lifetime, but by quirks in the Jet Stream and the screwy pressure patterns present at this time of the season..

    Go ahead --- make the case that 1degC over 40 yrs is why folks are suffering thru a hurricane right now. Show me the science..
     
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    I will argue these points after the storm is done. For now, just watching the scope of this unfold, and hoping for the best for everyone that is involved.
     
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    There is the fundamental question of how to rebuild. I think that putting everything back the way it was, while difficult in itself, will not be good enough. The people of this planet have changed the weather and therefore will have to change the way we are prepared for it.
     
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    Global warming caused the blast of arctic air that turned Sandy from a Cat 1, weak weather system into a superstorm.

    Sure.
     
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    OP does not understand the difference between weather and climate. Not surprising, since he doesn't understand the difference between disagreement and racism, either.
     
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    Al Gore is a dipshit
     
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    Who do we blame for the former worst hurricane to hit NYC in the early 1800's? The British?


    "Never let a crisis go to waste"....Rahm Emanuel
     
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    The "weather" is never caused by climate change unless it supports warming ~rolleyes~
     

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