Stop Talking About Carbon Emissions During Climate Disasters

It doesn’t help anyone.

Ahrweiler, Germany July 2021. CC Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/European Commission
I was born in the 320s.
Typhoon Haiyan, aka Super Typhoon Yolanda, killed 6300 people and probably left another million homeless in 2013. It was one of the most powerful typhoons recorded. Was it supercharged by climate change? Of course it bloody well was. Was it a result of Philippine emissions? It was not.
Ida making its way north east, where it would do most of its killing.
Earth from space
Earth from space
All that we have.

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