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DeSantis Slams Claim That Climate Change Is Responsible for Hurricane Idalia

Posted on AllSides September 4th, 2023
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized claims that climate change was responsible for Hurricane Idalia, which caused extensive damage in northwestern Florida last month. During a tour on Sunday, the governor and GOP presidential candidate responded to a question about President Joe Biden's statement that the climate was allegedly responsible for a spate of natural disasters, including Idalia. "Well, I think if you look, there was a storm that went on this almost exact track in 1896. And it had 125-mile-an-hour winds just like this one," Mr. DeSantis said in response....

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