REPORT: Meteorologist on MSNBC claims Trump making hurricanes worse

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President Trump is “actively making the problem worse” regarding Hurricane Florence by not addressing climate change as “a root cause of worsening storms,” meterologist Eric Holthaus said during a Thursday night interview with MSNBC.

“You can’t really talk about this without talking about climate change,” Holtaus told MSNBC’s Chris Hayes. “We have some evidence that was published this week that the storm is actually a little bit bigger and the rain is going to be more intense because of warmer water.”

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Holtaus serves as a columnist for Grist, a non-profit environmental magazine.

He said hurricanes over the last few decades have had a tendency to move more slowly, which has led to them dropping more rain on specific locations once they hit land. He attributed this change to global warming in response to a question from Hayes about Hurricane Harvey.

“One of the things that happened with Harvey, which we saw, is that the slower moving the storm is, the worse it can be because it just stops and drops a lot of rain. Is that right?” Hayes asked Holtaus.

“Yeah, exactly. And we’re seeing that a little bit too in the last few decades that hurricanes are moving a little bit more slowly as they’re making landfall as weather patterns change in response to climate change,” Holtaus replied.

“It’s gotten to the point where we have a president that is denying the impacts of this hurricane season last year and this year and actively making the problem worse by, you know, not addressing this root cause of worsening storms.”

The Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement in 2017, and Trump has worked to unwind regulations imposed by the Obama administration on coal-fired power plants that were intended to address climate change.

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  1. Sophia September 14th, 2018 at 9:46 am

    Meteorologists is so stupid .
    How can be so stupid meteorologist
    working in studio.???!!!
    The weather never will be an accurate
    who can trust this absolutely idiot.
    Get out from the meteorologist
    studio damrats.🐀🐀


  2. Sophia September 14th, 2018 at 9:56 am

    President doesn’t have magic power to climate change.Maybe go idiot meteorologist to France Macron has power to take money for the climate change and doesn’t do anything with the
    climate.Next idiot.
    Absolutely idiot demorats.


  3. Sophia September 14th, 2018 at 10:09 am

    MSNBC meteorologist do not even show
    your ugly face in TV, you look like from the BUSH not professional.Shave your stupid face you have shit on it.


  4. Debi September 14th, 2018 at 10:19 am

    Had four hurricanes in a row with obama as president… never heard anyone blame him. Geeze. Snowflakes!


    • Paula September 14th, 2018 at 11:08 am

      What gets me is that when Obama was in office, there were 3-4 hurricanes. No one blamed Obama for them. The hurricanes even occurred while Obama stayed in the Paris Climate Agreement, which didn’t change weather patterns. Some people are just so naive!


  5. ZS September 14th, 2018 at 11:06 am

    He belongs with the group of people that still believe the world is flat. True. It was on youtube – they have quite a large following and even sell products showing how the world is flat. And they don’t believe in gravity – said it was density that kept us on earth. So the flatness must have something to do with hurricanes. Thats where this s called weather predictor should be. 😊


  6. Vicki September 14th, 2018 at 12:02 pm

    Omg! How do you even respond to so much grey matter?


  7. J September 14th, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    Apparently Trump has god-like powers, amazing. Well now im really glad i voted for him.


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