31 Oct '12, 5am

Superstorm Sandy: a climate wake-up call

Superstorm Sandy: a climate wake-up call

Though Sandy is remarkable, scientists have been reluctant to firmly apply the "climate change" stamp to Sandy. Why? The area of climate research known as "attribution" (which looks for cause & effect relationships between long-term climate systems and short-term weather systems) is a very new field , made possible only recently by better data and better computers. Because attribution is a new field, it is impossible for scientists to make 99 percent certainty claims about anything. But in just the past few years very, very strong connections have emerged.

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