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-- brought more than just wind damage and severe flooding to cities on East Coast.
It's revived the national debate as to whether global warming might be causing an increase in hurricanes and other extreme weather.
-- recent cover story in Newsweek declared that this kind of wild weather may be the quote new normal.
Here within finds one that is bill and I otherwise known as the science guy okay bill about it come right -- Saddam.
Hurricane -- -- proof of global warming.
Audit and on things and the word -- -- -- for evidence or a result of yeah yeah.
Now here's what the people will tell you who run these climate models -- everybody the word model in this usage is a computer program.
Very sophisticated computer program.
See you take data from satellites about the thickness of clouds and the extent of cloud cover over the see you take.
Data about the temperature of the sea surface.
You take data about the existing weather in let's say North America -- Gulf of Mexico as this storm moves into it.
Then you compute how much rain fell out of it how much energy must have been put in -- to create that much rain and it takes many months.
To analyze an event like right -- -- Now the climate colleagues and I have will tell you they cannot shape tell you today that -- is evidence or result of climate change for check in with them about march.
Next year after the have a few months to collect all these millions and millions of data from weather services and satellite so.
And compile them and run -- climate model and show that Irene was part was a result of the world having more energy yeah.
When there's a thing though bill ever since portrait Katrina right we heard that every year the hurricane season's going to be more devastating and it was.
That was and you know apocalyptic in that end of the world and the reality is as we haven't seen -- so how can -- say hey this is the new normal is that irresponsible.
Is it any science behind that.
Well there's a lot more science behind it been saying it's not but that that aside that's only six years.
In geologic time -- -- in terms of climate events is not very long.
Furthermore there is a lot of debate about this cool thing or remarkable thing.
That is the sea surface in the Pacific gets warmer in the Pacific Ocean okay tens of thousands of nautical miles away.
As that gets warmer it will serve to.
Certain hurricane -- -- storms off the coast of Africa and you'd have to actually get.
A few fewer.
Curriculum at the bill that's this is another thing that's very hard to show okay but let's thought the Pacific ghosts and getting warmer.
That's not from man you act like you're dismissing those things are not expressing their but you know relative winners and I want to get to all of -- are you saying though that's man made them.
While the world is getting warmer.
-- and everybody the world is getting -- I believe the debate is whether or not humans are causing it okay you since I won't claim that you.
-- midst of the worst you do we not agree that -- that the world's getting warm.
I have no idea so what told me it's a one degree warmer the last hundred years they'll take their word for Brit emits an award debate a couple of times now.
I know former vice president Al Gore he's like and debating.
Global warming skeptics to debating race is I want to take a listen okay.
There came a time.
Would come up in the course of the conversation.
And in years past they would just you know this natural there came a time when people sit paying me at the club you talk that way.
I that's that's wrong that happened in millions.
And we still have racism god knows but it's with different now and so much better for and we have to win the conversation.
How does it help the argument for people who do believe it and global warming and climate change manmade climate change.
It's always bring in things like racism -- did did -- -- sort of just.
Denigrate that anyone who might does have an inkling that maybe this stuff doesn't exist.
Let's talk about just couple things -- first of all the world's getting warmer.
You can these that's true.
You can measure temperatures around the world the world is getting warmer okay that's.
There's you can't disagree okay -- then here's my here's my take on how horse thing.
He's very passionate about He grew up in a part of the world where racism was a very part of his was a big part of is a real life.
And in my view as the world has become smaller.
This is to say is communication has become better and better.
And we get to know each other better we we all travel all over the world -- routinely get on -- go to Asia come back as we get to know each other.
We realize that we are all one species were all the same.
Human but in tribal times.
Policy -- not a million but a few hundred a few tens of thousands of years ago.
The importance of your tribe was so great that you.
We're afraid of other tribes you are afraid of the way other people looked and what their motives might be to take your food or your Lander clean water.
But I'd remind everybody -- you are you would you like dogs.
You like dogs love them sure we all like -- And I just remind you if you have a docs.
And it has sex with -- moved up.
Pit bull you get a dog but it's all you get OK so you so we're always government scientifically.
Not hear me out if I -- what we were running out of some really got to make the point.
OK -- want someone from New England has sex with someone from popular again you get a human you don't get anything else so racism is scientifically.
Not especially compelling when you learn a science of it.
Used we will let go of it we got to -- -- -- -- when you learn the science of climate change.
In my opinion you will find it quite compelling.
I wanna do something -- Rodney Leisle because a million -- contended I happen.
And guess what you have connected them although the route you've taken is still confusing some of the viewers -- -- -- I've got I've always been a fan thank you very much.
Thank you done.
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