I am an analogy kind of guy. I think they are incredible tools for making connections and explaining new and difficult ideas. In my opinion, nothing beats a good analogy for sheer explanatory might. So you can guess how this quotes strikes me.
On Oct. 29, Foley thumbed thusly: “Would this kind of storm happen without climate change? Yes. Fueled by many factors. Is storm stronger because of climate change? Yes.”
Eric Pooley, senior vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund (and former deputy editor of Bloomberg Businessweek), offers a baseball analogy: “We can’t say that steroids caused any one home run by Barry Bonds, but steroids sure helped him hit more and hit them farther. Now we have weather on steroids.”