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Global Warming And Those Floods

by | 13th, March 2008

england-flood.jpg LAST year, Gloucestershire became the Venice of the North and everyone in Tewkesbury got a river view. The Independent was certain as to what had brought about this wondrous event:

In “England under water: scientists confirm global warming link to increased rain”, Michael McCarthy, Environment Editor, wrote :

It’s official: the heavier rainfall in Britain is being caused by climate change, a major new scientific study will reveal this week, as the country reels from summer downpours of unprecedented ferocity.

More intense rainstorms across parts of the northern hemisphere are being generated by man-made global warming, the study has established for the first time ­ an effect which has long been predicted but never before proved.

NOw in 2008, the Daily Mail reports in “Freak rain, not global warming, blamed for last year’s

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