‘Substantial’ increase in heavy rainstorms proof of human-caused climate change: UVic study

Vancouver Sun: Large trees lie toppled in front of a St. John's home last fall after tropical storm Igor blew through Newfoundland. The planet has seen plenty of such extreme precipitation events recently -- from last summer’s devastating flood in Pakistan to snowstorms that have buried many parts of the U.S. this winter. Although scientists say it is not yet known if the probability of these specific events was increased by greenhouse gases, according to new research, gases generated by human activity have intensified......

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