GOP mayor pushes envelope on climate change

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"Mr. Bossert, the previous administration saw a connection between climate change and homeland security, in that the frequency and intensity of powerful storms like Harvey and Irma could pose a problem for future administrations", Acosta said. "If this isn't climate change, I don't know what is".

"AAA will continue to monitor Irma's path and the potential impact the hurricane could have on residents in the area, as well as the refineries, pipelines and supply distribution components", said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson. In fact, the most recent cost estimate of the damages from Irma and Harvey is $290 billion.

Due to Harvey and Irma, global investment banking firm Goldman Sachs on Saturday lowered its third quarter growth forecast of the USA economy to 2 percent from 2.8 percent. Between Aug. 23 and Aug. 30, some 4.6 million pounds of airborne emissions alone are estimated to have been released by facilities in 13 Texas counties. The reluctance to discuss climate change on this week's Sunday news shows follows a pattern that seems to be getting even worse. "This is truly, truly poster child for what is to come".

Meteorologists expect Irma will make landfall near Miami as a strong Category 4 hurricane with winds about 140 miles per hour (225 km).

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The situation is evolving, of course, but if that estimated impact on retail sales is close to accurate, that would be almost triple the estimated $1 billion in lost sales expected to result from Harvey. But as reflected in the response to Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Katrina and other disasters, we remain resilient, compassionate and eager to help those in need.

Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas on August 25, becoming the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. The fact that oceans and the atmosphere are warming and heat is intensifying tropical storms into hurricanes and superstorms is considered a political debate.

'We have to understand that the climate may be changing and we can take common sense measures which will not harm the American people, ' McCain argued. And Hurricanes Jose and Katia formed behind it.

"I would say that elevated gas prices could last for three to four weeks before we see some goof relief", said DeHaan. All over the country, we're asking you to be prepared.