Concern over climate change doesn’t excuse the failure to do cost/benefit analysis and financial viability assessments on taxpayer funded projects and policies. Sadly, to date those issues are not even a consideration and as a result big money has been blown.
...also from Michael: Major Warning: What's Next Will Be Explosive
Roger Pielke has updated his chart to show how the current hurricane drought shatters all previous records, going back to 1900. The rising trend line means more days between Category 3+ hurricanes: