You are here

Hurricane Harvey was worsened because of global warming

☝☝☝ is it True or False?
29.4% chance that this is Fake News!
  If you agree, bet on the odd of $2.4 per dollar. So far, a total of $17 are in the betting pool
70.6% chance that this is Real !
  If you agree, bet on the odd of $0.42 per dollar. So far, a total of $17 are in the betting pool
<Related News and/or Description of Title>
Media: 
Vox
Give Thumbs Up ($5) to the Author if you like this Project: 
Vote up!
Vote down!

Points: 0

You voted ‘up’

Scott Olson/Getty Images

Did global warming make the Houston floods worse? It’s a question that a lot of people are asking after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Renowned climatologist Michael E. Mann on Sunday provided some answers. The short version: It’s unclear if global warming will lead to more storms like Harvey (we don’t know enough about that), but global warming very likely made Harvey — and the floods — much worse.

Mann explained on Facebook:

 

What can we say about the role of climate change in the unprecedented disaster that is unfolding in Houston with...
Posted by Michael E. Mann on Sunday, August 27, 2017

Validation

who/what - actor:

✪ Verification Method: 
Wisdom of Crowd
Additional Information
Closing date: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 19:00
Section: 
Business & Science