Surprise: Hurricane Harvey Blamed On ‘Climate Change’


By: - Climate DepotAugust 25, 2017 4:51 PM

Via: http://www.thepiratescove.us/2017/08/24/surprise-hurricane-harvey-blamed-on-climate-change/

If Harvey hits Texas as an actual hurricane, which is looking likely, it will have been the first time in 9 years that Texas was hit by a hurricane. And one of the few actual hurricane strikes on the continental U.S. since 2008. If it makes it to major hurricane status (category 3+), which is a possibility, it would be the first time since Wilma in October of 2005.

So, of course, we get this

I feel sorry for those in Texas & LA who will suffer when strikes.

Even the idiot  fans who will still deny climate change.

and

Harvey looks bad. It also shows how the Gulf Coast, along with California, may be the place where the GOP finally cracks on climate change. https://twitter.com/shloky/status/900708098721054720 

Might Trump take climate more seriously if someone shows him that  is threatening Houston’s “Spirit of the Confederacy” monument? https://twitter.com/andydhorowitz/status/897561747300773888 

There’s plenty more on Twitter.

And from Big Joe

My forecast from last week on Climate hysteriCS with Harvey already verifying,http://mashable.com/2017/08/23/tropical-storm-harvey-flood-threat-texas-louisiana/#jVkZ6jWT5mqS 
FLOOD DAMAGE IS DOWN OVERALL

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Zombie storm comes back from the (mostly) dead to threaten Gulf Coast with biblical flooding

More than 20 inches of rain may fall.

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More: As you would expect, Twitter has really gone downhill now that Harvey is expected to land as a Cat 3. The first in almost 12 years. And we’re getting stuff like

Dear Trump supporters  isn’t real like Climate Change. Ignore warnings & go to beach. Don’t evacuate or stock food & water.

“There’s no evidence for climate change,” says Ted Cruz as he evacuates home because of hurricane. 

Here’s why Hurricane Harvey is so scary and unprecedented. https://newrepublic.com/article/144497/heres-hurricane-harvey-scary-unprecedented  via @NewRepublic

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Here’s Why Hurricane Harvey Is So Scary and Unprecedented

The only thing more unpredictable than this storm is the president.

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Unprecedented. Sigh.

The warmer water of the Gulf (due to climate change) could make Hurricane Harvey a potentially catastrophic storm. https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/08/24/hurricane-harvey-flooding-disaster-possible-storm-stalls-over-texas/598664001/ 

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Hurricane Harvey: ‘Flooding disaster’ possible as storm stalls over Texas

Harvey will stall and spin for the next 3-5 days, dumping up to 2 feet of rain across the region.

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What caused the Gulf to be so warm back during the Great Galveston hurricane of 1900?