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Extreme Weather Makes a Convincing Case for Climate Change

Extreme weather is becoming the norm in a warming world

The subject of extreme weather is of great importance because it provides a tangible illustration of climate change. The average person understands that the increasing number of record-breaking heat waves and tornadoes are more than isolated weather events, they reflect a changing climate. This point was born out in a recent study, which showed that more Americans are accepting the reality of climate change. …

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More Extreme Weather Becoming the New Normal

With 2010 tied for the hottest and leading the pack for the wettest year on record, changing weather patterns portend life in a warming world. New research from the National Climate Data Center has redefined weather averages to reflect a changing climate. The extremes are becoming normal. “This is no longer something that’s theory or conjecture or something that comes out of computer models,” …

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