The New York Times offers this article this morning: Seeing Irene as Harbinger of a Change in Climate.
The scale of Hurricane Irene, which could cause more extensive damage along the Eastern Seaboard than any storm in decades, is reviving an old question: are hurricanes getting worse because of human-induced climate change?
Is all the hyperbole on the TV for the past week just a set-up for articles like this?
What damage? What scale? Isn’t there anyone that remembers the hurricanes of the past?