UK study eyes links between global warming, extreme flooding

Summit Voice: British scientists aren`t quite ready to say that last winter`s record flooding is linked with human-caused global warming, but in a recent study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, they warned that more coastal flooding is likely as sea level rises. "We saw a number of examples last winter that demonstrated the vulnerability of coastal regions to flooding from surge events," said Dr. Jason Lowe, of the UK Met Office. "At present our best evidence points towards future increases in......

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