Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes.
“The human contribution can be up to 30 percent or so of the total rainfall coming out of the storm. It may have been a strong storm, and it may have caused a lot of problems anyway — but [human-caused climate change] amplifies the damage considerably.”
“This great city, this city we love, is being tested. With courage, with selflessness, with love for each other, we will meet that test, Harvey be damned.”
“The @CBMWorg’s so-called ‘Nashville Statement’ is poorly named and does not represent the inclusive values of the city & people of Nashville”
“This is what we are, as true Americans. When the time comes, we are one family.”
“This monument glorifies a lost cause that this city fundamentally rejects today, just as it did in 1861.”