Louisiana Flooding Warming

Louisiana Flooding Warming

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2016 file photo, Danielle Blount kisses her three-month-old baby, Ember, as she feeds her and wait to be rescued from floodwaters by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La. Man-made climate change about doubled the chances for the type of heavy downpours that caused devastating Louisiana floods in August 2016, a new quick federal study finds. "We are now actually able to objectively and quantifiably say ‘yes climate change contributed to this event’," Climate Central Chief Scientist Heidi Cullen said of last month's Louisiana downpours. "It's unequivocal." (AP Photo/Max Becherer, File)

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September 07, 2016 09:27:50 AM
September 07, 2016 03:45:32 PM
Max Becherer
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
FILE
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Weather, Climate, Climatology, Climate change, Environmental science, Floods, Environmental concerns, General news, Environment and nature, Atmospheric science, Earth science, Science, Environment, Climate change, Environmental science, Accidents and disasters
Walker, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES
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