03 May '11, 12am

Top climate scientist on monster tornadoes: ‘It’d be irresponsible not to mention climate change’ via @grist

Top climate scientist on monster tornadoes: ‘It’d be irresponsible not to mention climate change’ via @grist

"Climate change is present in every single meteorological event," says scientist Michael Mann. Photo: Tom VanNortwick Cross-posted from the Wonk Room . Throughout human history, the climate system has been a source of life and death, the sun and rain capable of feeding our crops and bringing us comfort, or unleashing terrible devastation in wind, fire, drought, storm, and flood. Each tragedy that occurs -- such as the terrible outbreak of tornadoes and flooding storms last week in the South -- reminds us of that awesome power, which is beyond our control and at the limits of our comprehension. We have also learned that humanity is meddling with that power, primarily through the burning of coal and oil that increases the amount of heat trapped in the atmosphere and oceans. Scientists have been warning our leaders for decades that this interference with the climate system is...

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Tornadoes, extreme weather, and climate change

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