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NYC Storm: Don’t Blame Global Warming

A NASA Goddard scientist says that the massive thunderstorm–complete with tornado–that struck New York City on Wednesday was not the result of global warming. In a FoxNews.com article, James Hansen explains that the storm cannot be blamed on climate change, but it can be attributed to human activity. Cities, it seems, make storms worse. Tall buildings direct wind upward, intensifying the storms. City heat islands, like warm ocean water to a hurricane, fuel storms. Read more →