23 Apr '12, 12am

Global Warming & Extreme Weather Linked — Scientists Have Known It, Americans

Global Warming & Extreme Weather Linked — Scientists Have Known It, Americans

The scientific consensus on this matter has only grown over the past few decades. That might be one reason why the public is more aware of this fact. However, I think the reason for the increase in awareness is primarily just due to the fact that we’re seeing more and more extreme weather. As Nathan noted the other day, belief in global warming is actually affected by the temperature of the room people are sitting in (as well as by the time of year / season)! If that’s the case, it seems that making the connection between global warming and extreme weather would also be linked to the amount of extreme weather one experiences or reads about.

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2012/04/22/global-warming-extreme-w...

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