Category: Hurricane

Hurricane Dorian’s Floodwaters Trap NC Residents in Attics
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Hurricane Dorian’s Floodwaters Trap NC Residents in Attics

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Friday with a fury that took even storm-hardened residents by surprise, forcing people to climb into their attics. Hundreds were feared trapped by high water, and neighbors used boats to rescue one another. Medics and other rescuers rushed…

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Fact Check: No, CNN, Hurricane Dorian is Not Evidence of Climate Change
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Fact Check: No, CNN, Hurricane Dorian is Not Evidence of Climate Change

CLAIM: Climate change is causing more frequent and more intense hurricanes, like ongoing Hurricane Dorian. VERDICT: FALSE. Hurricanes are not increasing in number or intensity in the Atlantic yet, although they could (slightly). CNN claimed constantly throughout its seven-hour climate change town hall on Wednesday evening that Hurricane Dorian is a) the direct result of…

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Ocasio-Cortez on Hurricane Dorian: ‘We Either Decarbonize & Cut Emissions’ or ‘Let People Die’
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Ocasio-Cortez on Hurricane Dorian: ‘We Either Decarbonize & Cut Emissions’ or ‘Let People Die’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — an outspoken proponent of the Green New Deal — tweeted footage of the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian and warned that it is exactly “what climate change looks like.” Hurricane Dorian, formally a powerful Category 5 storm, battered the Bahamas for days, leaving at least seven dead along with a…

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