18 Nov '11, 4pm

Extreme weather to increase as climate changes, IPCC report says #ipcc #climate

18 Nov 2011: Extreme Weather to Increase As Climate Changes, IPCC Says A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that an increase in heat waves is “virtually certain ” as a result of global warming and that extreme weather events — including Forum: Is Extreme Weather Linked to Global Warming? In the past year, the world has seen a large number of extreme weather events. In a Yale Environment 360 forum , a panel of experts weighs in on whether the wild weather may be tied to increasing global temperatures. READ THE e360 REPORT hurricanes, floods, and droughts — will likely become more intense in the next century. The IPCC's “special report on extreme weather ,” which includes a range of possible scenarios based on future greenhouse gas emissions, urges governments worldwide to draft plans to minimize the likely human and economic costs of t...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/extreme_weather_to_increase_a...

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