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Pictures of Ike

Ike was apparently not as bad as it could have been, but these pictures of the devastation are nevertheless astounding.

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AP Photo/Pool, Smiley N. Pool

There’s a debate going around on whether environmentalists have gone too far in linking extreme weather events to global warming, or whether they haven’t gone far enough.

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AP Photo/David J. Phillip

I’ll keep my opinion to myself, and instead make the high-minded point that we surely do need to get a lot more serious about adaptation to global warming’s effects.

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AP Photo/Richard Alan Hannon

A large amount of climate change is already baked into the system, and as events such as hurricanes make clear, the human toll can be enormous, even in wealthy countries like the U.S.

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AP Photo/Matt Slocum

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