Time Magazine reports that climate change has "disrupted migratory patterns" of Canadian geese.
Furthermore, "officials must be careful to identify which particular type of bird are struck in each incident to help biologists conduct 'wildlife management programs' without violating laws that protect endangered species."
My apologies to the passengers and crew of flight US Airways 1549, and most importantly the only casualties of the accident--the geese. I will endeavor to reduce my carbon footprint immediately. Those poor birds.