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Letter to the Editor - Which is cheaper, disasters or fighting global warming


September 8, 2017


For decades now, the world’s climate scientists have been insisting that global warming would increasingly cause extreme weather events — things like floods, flash droughts, fires and heat waves.

Who could have imagined they would be right?

Now that Hurricane Harvey has set a new record for rainfall in the United States, dropping more than 50 inches on Houston, and Montana is enduring an epic drought, with fires turning the air across the whole state into a health hazard, there is no longer any doubt. This summer is what global warming looks like — unprecedented flooding i...

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