When are extreme events part of natural climate variability and when are they due to climate change?
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By Molly Michelson Did you feel a small tremor rumbling underground last fall? Seismometers as far west as Seattle lit up on October 30. But the source of the recorded energy didn’t come from an earthquake. It came from Superstorm Sandy, an extreme hurricane that hit the East Coast thousands of miles away. What the…? [...]
Can extreme weather events be linked to climate change? What about specific events like Sandy and the Midwestern drought?
With Hurricane Sandy and the re-election of Barack Obama, perhaps it’s a good time to discuss climate change.