Flint Water Crisis: Microcosm of Climate Denial and the Coming CYA

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

snyderMike Thompson in the Detroit Free Press

As climate change accelerates, and as long-ignored infrastructure in the US continues to decay, there will be more Flints. Marshall Shepherd is feeling the outrage.

Dr. Marshall Shepherd, 2013 President of the American Meteorological Society,
Dir., Atmospheric Sciences Program/GA Athletic Assoc. Distinguished Professor (Univ of Georgia), Host, Weather Channel’s Sunday Talk Show, Weather (Wx) Geeks

Marshall Shepherd in Forbes:

The Flint, Michigan water crisis is sickening to me. In recent weeks, it has come to light that researchers were sounding the alarm about high levels of lead in the drinking water supply and the blood of children.  One unbelievable aspect of this story is captured in this article by the Detroit Free Press,

In January of 2015, when state officials were telling worried Flint residents their water was safe to drink, they also were arranging for coolers of purified water in Flint’s…

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