The historic Northern California wildfires were obviously aggravated by global warming caused by the emissions of manmade greenhouse gases, but don’t expect that simple truth to get much attention in Bay Area local media right now.
The creative naming of the recent Northern California wildfires is anti-intuitive and a death sentence for some people in a world in which global warming ensures the destruction will continue.
The liar-in-chief wants to take credit for the great job federal officials are doing to help people recover from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in Texas and Florida, but what if there wasn’t a need for a huge recovery effort in the first place?
As Irma threatens to destroy another major metropolitan city—this time it could be Miami—it’s time we adopt the language that correlates to the vast destruction we face.
Let me start this post with the caveat that the massive Houston flooding is a tragic humanitarian crisis and the pain, suffering and property damage occurring in the nation’s fourth-large city transcends anyone’s immediate personal political views right now.