Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with scenes such as this on Aug. 20 in Sorrento, La. Global warming makes extreme weather events more likely, columnist Paul Krugman says, so a proliferation of disasters like the one in Louisiana is exactly what climate scientists have been warning about.
Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with scenes such as this on Aug. 20 in Sorrento, La. Global warming makes extreme weather events more likely, columnist Paul Krugman says, so a proliferation of disasters like the one in Louisiana is exactly what climate scientists have been warning about. File photo The Associated Press
Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with scenes such as this on Aug. 20 in Sorrento, La. Global warming makes extreme weather events more likely, columnist Paul Krugman says, so a proliferation of disasters like the one in Louisiana is exactly what climate scientists have been warning about. File photo The Associated Press

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