18 Nov '11, 7pm

It is "virtually certain" that #climatechange is causing more extreme weather.

It is "virtually certain" that #climatechange is causing more extreme weather.

There's little to no doubt that climate change will both exacerbate extreme weather events, and cause many kinds to occur more frequently. But there's still debate over which events will be most severely worsened by climate change, and how greatly events like droughts, hurricanes, tropical storms, and floods will be impacted by the climbing global temperature. These are the basic conclusions of the latest IPCC Special Report, "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation ", which was published today. The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), as you know, is an international body of scientists who work together to synthesize the latest climate research into policy recommendations and guidelines for the public. Texas wildfires during 2011 drought. DVIDSHUB via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 Heat Waves & Hotter Days And this time, the...

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