Senator Whitehouse: "It’s one thing to be against science; it’s another to be the party against measurement. So the polluters and front groups don’t talk much about the oceans. But that doesn't change the fact. This is real. And it is past denying."
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Britain hunkered down for one of the worst storms to hit the island in many years -- with damage and power outages spreading to the Netherlands and France as the storm moved northeast Monday morning. A top wind gust of 99 mph hit the Isle of Wight, with gusts of 80 mph hitting the U.K. mainland.
"This is part of the cost of carbon, and it's not included on the balance sheets. ... It excludes the so-called negative externalities like pollution and the extreme weather events connected to the climate."