Plains Flooding And Climate Change Linked?

Public News Service: Although the Red River crested over the weekend in Fargo, climate scientists predict flooding events will become more common over time because of global warming. George Seielstad with the Union of Concerned Scientists says average temperatures in the Great Plains region have gone up 15 percent in the last 50 years. As a result, he says, a warmer planet creates warmer air, which holds more moisture. "Much more of the rain that we get comes in intense downpours and much less comes in ......

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