Physical sciences/Earth sciences/Atmospheric science/Meteorology/Weather/Heat waves
Poor populations in the tropics will likely experience large variations in monthly temperature in the next decades, according to a new report.
AAAS has built a significant toolkit for both STEM professionals and the general public to learn about climate change, what’s going on, and why.
Cable news junkies, take heart: if you love wall-to-wall coverage of hurricanes, wildfires and superstorms, your future viewing schedules will be jam-packed.
Researchers at the AAAS Annual Meeting said that wild weather events like Superstorm Sandy and the severe Texas drought are the new normal in North America, as human-driven climate change has made these events more intense and more frequent.
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It has been a record year for weather-related disasters in the United States, from historic drought in Texas to record-breaking floods in North Dakota, and the risk of such extreme events is likely to keep rising, experts said at a recent Capitol Hill briefing that AAAS helped organize.