Don’t Make Connections Between Extreme Weather Events (VIDEO)
because that might might lead you to conclude that global warming is already happening, warns Bill McKibben in a Washington Post oped.
In the wake of the devastating tornado’s in Joplin, MO, and a record year for tornados, floods, and wildfires worldwide, author and environmentalist Bill McKibben makes the case that the extreme weather patterns predicted by climate science models look awfully like what we’ve been experiencing. His sarcastic column is a scathing indictment of climate change-deniers who repeat the “mantra that no single weather event can ever be directly tied to climate change” even in the face of clear patterns of many weather events.
The San Francisco videographer Stephen Thomson used images of the disasters mentioned to make McKibben’s words even more powerful. Take a look: