Oklahoma tornado: is climate change to blame?
The Oklahoma twister was a 'classic look', but the data shows we are experiencing more volatility in the US tornado season
Global climate change and politics are linked to each other – for better or worse. No clearer was that the case than when Democratic senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island gave an impassioned speech on global warming in the aftermath of Monday's deadly Oklahoma tornado, and the conservative media ripped him. Whitehouse implied that at least part of the blame for the deadly tornado should be laid at the feet of climate change.