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Massive Hurricanes Spur Climate Debate But Fail To Advance Policies

September 12, 2017
Two massive hurricanes that have caused devastating flooding damage in the Southeast during the past month have renewed a public debate about how climate change is intensifying extreme weather events, though it remains uncertain whether such discussion will spur additional federal climate mitigation or adaptation policies. “I don't think it is going to make any change in climate policy,” says one source critical of approaches that do little to address climate change but who nevertheless doubts that the damages “will...

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