Climate: A Medical Model (NYT)


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Regarding "Growing Clamor About Inequities of Climate Crisis" (Front page, November 17, 2013):

In recent years, after other extreme weather events like Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, scientists are always asked, “Has climate change caused this?” And the answer is generally some variation of “perhaps, but we can’t be certain.” The right answer, but the wrong question.

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