When it comes to the climate front – or Israel, for that matter – I long ago learned that Canada’s “national” broadcaster, the CBC has lost any reasonable right to call itself a credible news source.
In both matters, the CBC has dutifully followed in the footsteps of the U.K.’s BBC. But I do subscribe to CBC’s daily emailed news bulletins. And occasionally – as happened today – there’s a headline that grabs my attention, such as the following (at approx. 6:39 PM PDT, to be precise):
Burlington flood: Cities face ‘new breed’ of storms, climatologist says
Rainfall in Burlington, Ont., ‘off the scale’
Canadians are facing a “new breed” of storms, and governments should change the way they plan for the kind of wild weather that caused a flash flood in Burlington, Ont., on Monday, says Dave Phillips, Environment Canada’s senior climatologist.
“These [once in] 50-year floods are occurring…
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