Wednesday, August 12, 2009

"I Feel Global Warming When I Fly"

"Global warming creates volatility. I feel it when I'm flying. The storms are more volatile. We are paying the price in more hurricanes and tornadoes." - Senator Debbie Stabenow

Has anyone else woken up to the fact that it is Mid-August, and there has not been a single named storm in the Atlantic this year? Now granted 2005 was a bad year, but please Debbie, name me one storm since 2005 that has made landfall on the United States as a Catagory 3 hurricane...
Oh, there weren't any. 2006 did not have any hurricanes hit the states. 2007 had Humberto as the only Hurricane to hit, and it was a Category 1. 2008 had multiple hurricanes (Bertha, Gustav, Ike, Omar, and Paloma) but Bertha, Omar and Paloma didn't hit the states, and Gustav and Ike were both Category 2's when they landed in Texas.

Ironically, the 2006, 2007, and 2008 Hurricane seasons did about as much damage as the 2006, 2007, and 2008 Miami Hurricanes.

1 comment:

Mr. Right said...

"Global warming creates volatility. I feel it when I'm flying..."

The follow-up question here is, of course, "Which brand of broom do you ride, Senator?"