Skip to comments.Ocasio-Cortez tweets video of damage caused by Dorian: 'This is what climate change looks like'
Posted on 09/09/2019 1:21:55 AM PDT by Libloather
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) retweeted a video showing the extent of the damage already caused by Hurricane Dorian as it ravaged the Bahamas over the past few days.
In her post, the freshman lawmaker writes that the video is what climate change looks like; it hits vulnerable communities first.
I can already hear climate deniers screeching: Its always been like this! Youre dim, etc, she wrote. No. This is about science & leadership. We either decarbonize&cut emissions, or we dont & let people die.
The minute-long video showed flyover shots of Abaco in the Bahamas with the pilot pointing out all the things on the island that are gone following Dorians destruction.
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The bartender reads my emails!
She’s like really into storms ‘n stuff.
Wonder which year she'll run for president?
Get a picture of glaciers covering most of North America. Compare a picture of North America today.
This is what climate change looks like!
At one time the area that is today the Sahara desert was not a desert. It was open grassland with lots of rain. Compare it with today’s desert.
This is what climate change looks like!
Earth’s climate has been changing since day one (and it is a good thing).
Few would argue that the Earth’s climate changes. The argument is what effect MAN has on this change. Truth is, very little.
One volcano can put more pollutants in the air then we have since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.
In 1816 a volcano in the East Indies erupted and spewed enough stuff into the atmosphere that it blocked the sun for a year and lowered the temperature. Man does not have the ability to do that.
No Miss Cortez, the Damage Dorian caused is the same type of damage hurricanes have been causing since the very first hurrican millions of years ago.
Back in 1649, oh never mind, she wouldn’t understand.
In 1559 a massive hurricane wiped out the Spanish settlement at what would become Pensacola Florida and changed the course of the New World.
In 1718 New Orleans was founded because the capital of New France, Biloxi Mississippi, kept getting wiped out by hurricanes.
Who knew all those greenhouse gas emissions were a problem even back then?
No thats what a catagory five hurricane looks like.Cortez is one commie twit.
AOC is what a horses ass looks like.
Couldn’t find any 18th Century poems, but I know they’re there.
Science requires a repeated pattern, not mere anecdotal evidence. She must know as much about science as she does about economics.
That was great! Thanks for the laugh.
Will AOC GUARANTEE that if we enact the Green New Deal that no community will be hit by a hurricane?
What is she willing to put up for a guarantee?
Like the war on drugs, the war on poverty, the war on crime, etc.....these people say we MUST do X.
They never guarantee an outcome.....and when things do not improve, they refuse to reform their programs by demagoguing the reformers.
She is the end result of our failed education system.
>>No thats what a catagory five hurricane looks like.Cortez is one commie twit.
The Great Galveston hurricane, known regionally as the Great Storm of 1900, was the deadliest natural disaster in United States history, one of the deadliest hurricanes (or remnants) to affect Canada, and the fourth-deadliest Atlantic hurricane overall.
The hurricane left between 6,000 and 12,000 fatalities in the United States; the number most cited in official reports is 8,000. Most of these deaths occurred in and near Galveston, Texas, after storm surge inundated the coastline with 8 to 12 ft (2.4 to 3.7 m) of water. In addition to the number killed, the storm destroyed about 7,000 buildings of all uses in Galveston, which included 3,636 destroyed homes; every dwelling in the city suffered some degree of damage. The hurricane left approximately 10,000 people in the city homeless, out of a total population of nearly 38,000.
The disaster ended the Golden Era of Galveston, as the hurricane alarmed potential investors, who turned to Houston instead.
In response to the storm, three engineers designed and oversaw plans to raise the Gulf of Mexico shoreline of Galveston island by 17 ft (5.2 m) and erect a 10 mi (16 km) seawall.
...Upon reaching the Gulf of Mexico on September 6, the storm strengthened into a hurricane. Significant intensification followed and the system peaked as a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 145 mph (230 km/h) on September 8. Early on the next day, it made landfall to the south of Houston, Texas.
Hey dufus, it’s called “the weather”, get over it.
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