SOURCE: National Observer

DATE: October 11, 2017

SNIP: [H]ow does the ferocious energy of Hurricane Irma measure up to the energy that global warming is adding to our climate?

Global warming is pumping energy into our climate at the rate of:

* 4 atomic bombs a second
* 36 Hurricane Irmas​ blasting non-stop
* 13 times all global energy use

However you slice it, it’s a crazy-huge amount of energy.