[Marxism] Hurricane Florence - a preview of our climate future?

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 18:59:38 MDT 2018

> The report reminded us of what science had been showing for years
> <https://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar5/wg1/WG1AR5_Chapter11_FINAL.pdf>:
> A warmer atmosphere and warmer ocean waters fuel hurricanes, making them
> larger and stronger and causing them to occur more frequently.
> With carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and warming continuing unabated —
> coupled with multiple climate feedback loops
> <https://truthout.org/articles/devastating-impacts-of-climate-change-increasing/> intensifying
> the warming effect — some scientists
> <https://www.wired.com/story/an-equator-full-of-hurricanes-shows-a-preview-of-end-times/> are
> now warning that areas typically impacted by hurricanes might ultimately
> become uninhabitable.
> Cornell University astrobiologist Jack O’Malley-James told Wired Magazine
> recently
> <https://www.wired.com/story/an-equator-full-of-hurricanes-shows-a-preview-of-end-times/>,
> “The negative part is that what we’re doing to the planet is making it less
> suitable for our own survival. Human civilization has depended upon
> millennia of fairly stable and predictable climate conditions.”
> https://truthout.org/articles/florence-a-preview-of-our-climate-future/

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