I am honored to present…
In Michael’s Wake, by guest writer, John Moran, October 2018
Scientists have been telling us for many years that in the Age of the Anthropocene, our global carbon addiction will fuel a new breed of superstorms.
Perhaps the hurricanes of the past 14 month—Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence and now Michael—are telling us that we are fundamentally altering the climate.
It appears a new normal may be upon us. If so, we Floridians could be in for a rough ride.
A week after Michael made landfall, I went to the panhandle to see for myself.
The devastation is, in a word, astonishing.
Time now to step aside, and let the pictures do the talking…
I begin with a beauty shot from my aerial photo flight with pilot Tom Hutchings.
Seen from high above, it’s easy to think of Florida as…resilient.
Hard to imagine a Cat 4.9 hurricane blasted through here just a week before. But let’s look more closely…