02 Aug '12, 12am

Scientists to Congress: This Summer's Extreme Weather Was Caused by Climate Change

sinksanctity via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 Scientists to Congress, testifying on the latest climate science: "It is critical to understand that the link between climate change and the kinds of extremes that lead to disaster is clear." That's Christopher Field, a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and director of global ecology at the Carnegie Institute for Science, according to the Guardian . "There is no doubt that climate has changed. There is also no doubt that a changing climate changes the risks of extremes, including extremes that can lead to disaster." Now, here's a prominent Congressmen responding to those climate scientists: "The global warming movement has completely collapsed." That'd be Senator Jim Inhofe, still resolutely denying the possibility that manmade greenhouse gas emissions are trapping extra heat in the atmosphere and screwin...

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