29 Sep '12, 6pm

Congressional Report: Impacts of Climate Pollution "A Cocktail of Heat and Extreme Weather"

Congressional Report: Impacts of Climate Pollution "A Cocktail of Heat and Extreme Weather"

Ranking members of the House Committees on Natural Resources and on Energy and Climate released a joint report earlier this week that traces the imprints of climate change on recent extreme weather patterns. With Going to Extremes: Climate Change and the Increasing Risk of Weather Disasters (pdf) , Representatives Ed Markey (D-MA) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) continue to forge ahead in their roles as the most outspoken and honest members of the House when it comes to climate change. Unfortunately, they stand alone even in the critical committees on which they sit: the report includes a front page disclaimer that it "has not been officially adopted by the Committee on Natural Resources or the Committee on Energy and Commerce and may not necessarily reflect the views of its Members."

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/2012/09/26/congressional-report...

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