by Spencer Brown
In the wake of a devastating and deadly tornado outbreak in Kentucky and a handful of other states, Democrats and mainstream media figures have returned to their old trick of standing atop life-altering tragedy to advance their partisan political agenda.
As Rebecca reported, President Biden was asked about the storms and — despite admitting he couldn’t give “a quantitative read” on what role climate change may have played — said “the fact is that we all know everything is more intense when the climate is warming — everything. And, obviously, it has some impact here,” he added. Except it’s not obvious and it’s not a settled fact.
As an Associated Press report explained, “Attributing a specific storm like Friday’s to the effects of climate change remains very challenging” because “Less than 10% of severe thunderstorms produce tornadoes, which makes drawing conclusions about climate change and the processes leading up to them tricky,” according to the National Severe Storms Laboratory’s Harold Brooks…
Steve Milloy brought receipts in a Twitter thread to make a similar point: while tragic, this weekend’s tornado outbreak is not unprecedented, nor is there a definitive or provable link between climate change or global warming and tornado frequency.
Climate ambulance chasers already linking tornado outbreak to global warming.
December tornado outbreak hit the Midwest in December 1957 — 64 years and 100 ppm CO2 ago.
Was that ‘climate change’, too? https://t.co/oKZoVFl64d
— Steve Milloy (@JunkScience) December 11, 2021