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This kind of argument, whether we are actually seeing an affect on storms, is a fine academic exercise but not really useful.

What we do know is that during rapid climate change weather will less predictable. The models, based on years of observation, stop working.

So meteorologist weren't sure whether Michael would be a minor hurricane or a major one until 24 hours before it hit land. They knew the Gulf was hot, but weren't sure whether the usual sheering force winds would show up. The jet stream has become loopy and not reliable. That is the sort of thing that we'll see more of in the future, more uncertainty.

What that means is that we have to be more conservative in our planning, since we don't know what to expect.


Anyhow, I personally have no plans to invest in beachfront real estate.
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