Killer Heat Waves and Floods Linked to Climate Change

Inter Press Service: Killer heat waves, floods and storms are increasingly caused by climate change, new research reveals. Scientists in Germany say they have found how greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels are helping to trap the jet stream, resulting in extraordinary weather such as the 2010 Pakistan flood and the 2011 heat wave in the United States. Human-driven climate change repeatedly disturbs the flow of atmospheric waves around the globe`s Northern hemisphere, said lead author Vladimir Petoukhov of......

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