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Big Oil must pay for climate change. Here is how to calculate how much | Myles Allen and Peter C Frumhoff

07.09.2017
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It is possible for scientific evidence to help apportion responsibility for climate damages among fossil fuel producers. Our paper shows howAs communities in coastal Texas and Louisiana confront the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey, Irma, fueled by abnormally warm waters, is barreling into the Caribbean and threatening Puerto Rico and Florida. We know that the costs of both hurricanes will be enormous and that climate change will have made them far larger than they would have been otherwise. How much larger? Careful studies will take time but the evidence that climate change is warming ocean waters, increasing both sea level and the risk of extreme precipitation in these regions is well established. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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