07 Aug '12, 3pm

Green Blog: How to Parse Climate Change and Extreme Weather?

Robert W. Hart for The Texas Tribune A pump house at Lake J.B. Thomas in west-central Texas sat high and dry last year. James E. Hansen, the irrepressible NASA scientist who was among the first to sound the alarm about human-caused global warming, has roiled the scientific community again with a new scientific paper explicitly linking high concentrations of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases to recent severe heat waves and drought. The Agenda: Planet The lagging United States response to climate change. My colleague Justin Gillis has a detailed article in Tuesday’s Times on the study and the initial reaction to it. In the paper, published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Hansen and two co-authors say that human activities – chiefly the burning of fossil fuels – have “loaded the dice,” making extreme weather events more frequ...

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