Carlisle Floods Due To Poor River Maintenance, Not Climate Change

Posted: February 10, 2017 by oldbrew in Accountability, Incompetence, weather
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Once again the ‘climate change’ card is played by authorities to excuse their own failings.

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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It is just over a year since Storm Desmond brought devastating floods to Carlisle.

Soon after the Carlisle Flood Action Group was formed, and they have now published a very full and highly technical account of the floods.

This is the first part of the Executive Summary:

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Although Storm Desmond was severe by any account (and the report later accepts that it may have been exacerbated by global warming), the real problem was lack of river maintenance and poor management. This of course is a rerun of the Somerset floods in 2014.

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Comments
  1. hunter says:

    Once again skeptics are proven correct. Irresponsible “green” policies hurt people and damage property.

  2. Bitter&twisted says:

    Surely it must have been climate change?
    It what the BBC and the Guardian tell me.

  3. oldbrew says:

    ‘Waves or ripples along the jet stream can cause Atlantic depressions to deepen explosively as they are steered towards the UK, so they are very important to meteorologists.’
    http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/wind/what-is-the-jet-stream

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