Human-caused climate change has made the world warmer than it used to be, and the consequences have started to show. Scientists hesitate to blame any particular storm solely on climate change. But the extreme weather conditions now testing the country, one disaster overlapping with the next, are exactly what they’ve long warned us to expect in a warming world.
By David R Baker, Eric Roston, and Brian Eckhouse. Bloomberg News. August 27, 2020.