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2012 was a record-breaking year for extreme weather events in the U.S.

Review of the Most Extreme U.S. Weather Events of 2012

Extreme weather is helping Americans to accept the veracity of climate science. Thousands were killed due to extreme weather in the U.S. in 2012 and the costs amount to hundreds of billions of dollars in property damage, diminished agricultural yields and lost productivity. In 2012, there were eleven extreme weather events in the U.S. which cost a billion dollars or…

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El Nino intensifies and drifts westward according to new research

El Niño More Intense Over Past Thirty Years, Causes and Impacts Unkown

Researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have published a study (pdf) in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, showing how the El Niño weather phenomenon has doubled in intensity over the past 30 years while drifting westward. What the cause of these changes to are is uncertain, including whether man-made global warming…

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