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Re: Snow Day

The simple answer, Kathryn, is that technology has successfully “disintermediated” severe weather. It’s a great example of adaptation to severe weather enabled by two things: a) innovation and b) access to affordable energy (the tech is useless without electricity and of only marginal usefulness if just the rich have access to it). So it is odd, to say the least, that climate alarmists say that if severe weather increases, we should reduce access to affordable energy (and, separately, impose restrictions on innovation they haven’t approved beforehand).

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