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Daniel Swain in Bloomberg: Life-Threatening’ Rain Targeting New Orleans Has Climate Link

The kind of ‘life-threatening’ rainfall that could flood New Orleans from Hurricane Ida likely has a link to climate change. “Any given hurricane today is holding more water and producing more precipitation than an equivalent strength hurricane would have produced 30 or 40 years ago,” said Daniel Swain, a climate researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles and the Nature Conservancy.