Richard Durbin: Recent record-low wat...

Richard Durbin: Recent record-low water levels in Lake Michigan...

There are 1 comment on the PolitiFact story from Jun 28, 2013, titled Richard Durbin: Recent record-low water levels in Lake Michigan.... In it, PolitiFact reports that:

Dick Durbin, the second-raking Democrat in the Senate, blamed global warming for low water levels in the Great Lakes.

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#1 Jun 28, 2013
"Because Durbin’s statement is oversimplified and ignores complicating factors, we rate it Half True."

Fact is that he is a politician and doesn't understand the entire complexity. He is calling it 'global warming' so evaporation comes to mind, while the real story is that AGW affects weather, precipitation and timing. Not to mention man's work, so while not precisely true, it is an alarm bell we should be hearing.

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