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Old 08-31-2017, 08:22 PM   #3957
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Originally Posted by Connor View Post
Global warming would go a long way to explain why the storm managed to sustain itself for long enough to create this kind of damage.
You mean how the hurricane stayed partially over the Gulf of Mexico so it could continue to draw in water?

Originally Posted by Connor View Post
I agree to an extent that using that infographic in a blanket statement of "global warming caused this entirely" is incorrect, but it is hard to deny it had an obvious role to play.
What is the obvious role. There isn't one from my perspective.

Only on the level of "global warming is causing bigger, nastier hurricanes" can we make this argument, and even then, this is the first hurricane to make landfall in the US since Katrina. It's not like wrathful God is hurling hurricanes at the US every year.
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