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Study Ties Epic California Drought, 'Frigid East' To Manmade Climate Change

April 18, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Climate Change Effects

Natural variability alone cannot explain the extreme weather pattern that has recently driven both the record-setting California drought, and also the cooler weather seen across most of the Midwest and East this winter, a major new study finds.[read more]

Nature Stunner: As Climate Change Speeds Up, The Number Of Extremely Hot Days Is Soaring

February 28, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Temperature Extremes and Climate Change

The number of very hot days have soared in the past 15 years, a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change reports. Based on observations, the authors conclude that “the term 'pause' is ill-chosen and even misleading in the context of climate change.”[read more]