Climate change will increase extreme precipitation levels - latimes.com

Scientists are expecting precipitations to increase by 20%-30% in the future due to climate change. I wish we were more serious about tackling this real threat. Read more about it below -



Climate change will increase extreme precipitation levels - latimes.com

By Bettina Boxall
April 4, 2013, 4:21 p.m.
Rainfall or snowfall dumped by the most intense storms could grow significantly heavier in most of the United States by the final decades of the century, according to a new climate change study.

The paper, written by a research team led by scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, examines the effects of rising greenhouse gas emissions on factors that influence maximum precipitation.


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