Claim: Big Oil Must Pay for Harvey and IrmaPosted: September 8, 2017
WITHOUT “Big Oil”, there wouldn’t even be a professional grievance industry.
“There’s only two types worried about global warming…
The ones that get paid.. …and the ones in affluent societies that have the leisure time to think about it
Global warming it a product of affluent societies” Reader Latitude
Guest essay by Eric Worrall
A new study claims that the contribution of big oil companies to hurricane intensity can be calculated with sufficient precision to determine how much fossil fuel companies should pay as compensation for storm damage.
Big Oil must pay for climate change. Now we can calculate how much
It is possible for scientific evidence to help apportion responsibility for climate damages among fossil fuel producers. Our paper shows how.
Peter C Frumhoff and Myles Allen
Friday 8 September 2017 00.00 AEST
As communities in coastal Texas and Louisiana confront the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey, another hurricane, Irma, fueled by abnormally warm waters, is barreling into the Caribbean and threatening Puerto Rico and Florida.
We know that the costs of both hurricanes will be enormous and that climate change will have made them far larger than they would have been otherwise. How much larger? Careful…
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