Around 3 of 4 Americans See Disasters Worsening, Poll Says

A new poll finds that almost 3 out of 4 Americans see disasters, such as Hurricane Dorian, worsening, with most of them blaming global warming to an extent, and scientists say they’re correct.

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey shows 72% of Americans think catastrophic weather is more severe, while 4% see it as less nasty. About one-quarter say those disasters are about as extreme as they always were.

Half of the people who believe that the catastrophic weather is becoming severe say that the reason behind this is man-made climate change. Another 37% say that randomness and climate change are equally to blame.

See more details of this survey over at AP News.

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The economic damage is made worse due to human development. Before, when a storm ravaged a natural plains, there were little damage to the population. But now that the area is jam-packed with houses, then of course the same storm would cause tremendous amount of damage.
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I'm sure there have been powerful storms way before any weather statistics were kept let alone before the early European explorers and settlers. Of course climate changes. There were ice ages back in the day. way before cars and cows.
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