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Thomas Friedman: Is the Weather Weird Enough Yet?

Is It Weird Enough Yet? – NYTimes.com.

In case you missed it (I did), there’s a good article by Thomas Friedman in the NY Times this week on the crazy weather that parts of the U.S. have been experiencing this summer. Here’s an excerpt:

I mean, here is the Texas governor rejecting the science of climate change while his own state is on fire — after the worst droughts on record have propelled wildfires to devour an area the size of Connecticut. As a statement by the Texas Forest Service said last week: “No one on the face of this earth has ever fought fires in these extreme conditions.”

CNN reported on Sept. 9 that “Texas had the distinction of experiencing the warmest summer on record of any state in America, with an average of 86.8 degrees. Dallas residents sweltered for 40 consecutive days of grueling 100-plus degree temperatures.

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