Now that snow storms are blanketing Los Angeles after epic floods, polar ice melts, out-of-season tornadoes and the hottest years on record, skeptics are starting to accept the possibility that we had better get used to extreme weather. NOAA climate models have predicted extreme weather as a result of climate change for 30 years. The latest models from NOAA (the independent U.S. government authority on weather and climate) show that we can expect these changes on the East and West Coasts:
Hopefully you are paying attention, in the midst of rising gas and fuel prices, with food and commodities close behind. For me, I will back off on that multi-million dollar vacation home on the beach I was going to buy! But I wonder what will happen to the insurance companies when they are no longer able to afford to pay out for damages on coastal property losses? Can you say "bailout?" Might be a good time to bone up on gardening if we plan on eating in the future.
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