August 6, 2012
Recent heat waves that have triggered wildfires, droughts, and heat-related deaths in the United States and around the globe “almost certainly would not have occurred” without global warming—and will become more routine in coming years, NASA climate scientist James Hansen says.
Hansen and colleagues now say that such analogies are no longer adequate: The loading of the climate die is now complete, and the effects are plain to see.
Hansen’s remarks were greeted by record cold
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