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Dare to attribute a particular storm to climate change! by mattsteinglass
October 2, 2009, 1:23 am
Filed under: Environment

Incidentally, can we retire the ritual disclaimer that no particular storm can be attributed to the effects of climate change? No particular smoking death can be attributed to any one cigarette, either. But when someone with pulmonary emphysema takes a long sweet drag on his Lucky Strike and rationalizes it by saying “Well, one more cigarette isn’t going to kill me,” we recognize that this is a stupid and suicidal thing to say to yourself, not a praiseworthy acknowledgment of scientific rationalism.

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People still smoke Luckies?

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