Climatologist Dave Phillips explains why the derecho in Ontario uprooted many large trees

Environment Canada's senior climatologist Dave Phillips explains why so many large trees were brought down and how the time of year contributed to the damage.

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  1. Every time there is a stiff breeze in Ontario branches crash down. Maples, oak, and ash trees. I’ve seen huge oak trees uprooted and resting on houses. This is tragic but not really uncommon.

  2. This is exactly what they said to expect from climate change. The same storms we are used to cranked up to eleven.

  3. H👈
    P = Artificially manipulating the weather to create chaos and human suffering.

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