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‘Another hurricane?' How climate disasters can give us compassion fatigue

1 month ago   |   By Grist

Hurricane season is just getting started, and some U.S. politicians already seem to be suffering from climate-related compassion fatigue.
In response to the news that then-Tropical Storm Dorian was on its way toward Puerto Rico, President Trump seemed to blame the U.S. territory - or at least the weather gods - for the island's repeated weather-related woes.
“Wow! Yet another big storm heading to Puerto Rico. Will it ever end?” Trump tweeted on Monday. He went on to lament a falsely inflated federal price tag associated with recovery from Hurricane Maria, which hit the island as a Category...
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