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Hurricane Harvey is just a storm, it is not the disaster [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2017-9-2 16:37:14 |Display all floors
"The hurricane is just a storm, it is not the disaster," said Dr Ilan Kelman, at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction and Institute for Global Health at University College London.
"The disaster is the fact that Houston population has increased by 40% since 1990. The disaster is the fact that many people were too poor to afford insurance or evacuate. "Climate change did not make people build along a vulnerable coastline so the disaster itself is our choice and is not linked to climate change."

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Post time 2017-9-24 12:52:34 |Display all floors
Faulty logic; this is like saying that armed robbery is not a problem; rather, people have continued to increase their possession of currency, precious metals, and expensive goods, causing armed robbers to target them.  Armed robbers are just a standard, normal part of society, but it’s the victims that have covered themselves with honey, drawing the armed robbers to them.  

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