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Infidel Links, 10-30-12

30 Oct

CHINA/At the risk of appearing callous given the very real destruction Hurricane Sandy is wreaking on the eastern seaboard of the United States, today’s link dump has a catastrophic theme. I hope if any readers are experiencing “Frankenstorm’s” wrath, above all be safe, and that they would share with others their testimonies with other survivors.

Democracy Now! (October 29, 2012)

While the news media have been covering Hurricane Sandy around the clock, little attention has been paid to the possible connection between the storm and climate change. Scientists have long warned how global warming would make North Atlantic hurricanes more powerful. Just two weeks ago, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published a major study on the connection between warmer sea surface temperatures and increase in stronger Atlantic hurricanes. The report said, quote, "In particular, we estimate that Katrina-magnitude events have been twice as frequent in warm years compared with cold years."

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