November 14, 2012
Irresponsible to Link Climate Change to Sandy
Bjorn Lomborg, Project Syndicate
When “superstorm” Sandy hit the east coast of the United States on October 29, it not only flooded the New York City Subway and became the most important factor for 15% of US voters in the presidential election a week later. It also resurrected the unwarranted claim that global warming was to blame for such events, together with the morally irresponsible argument that we should help future hurricane victims by cutting CO2 emissions.
TAGGED: Hurricane Sandy, Climate Change