Study says climate change exacerbated half of recent extreme weather events

Guardian: Half of last year's extreme weather – including the triple-digit temperatures of America's July heatwave – were due in part to climate change, new research said on Thursday. The study, edited by scientists from Noaa and the UK Met Office, detected the fingerprints of climate change on about half of the 12 most extreme weather events of 2012. The researchers said climate change helped raise the temperatures during the run of 100F days in last year's American heat wave; drove the record loss......

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