NEWS
Man-Made Warming Could Affect Weather
Thu Sep 5, 2013 03:12 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A study of a dozen of 2012's wildest weather events found that man-made global warming increased the likelihood of about half of them, including Superstorm Sandy's devastating surge and the blistering U.S. summer heat.

The other half _ including a record wet British summer and the U.S. drought last year _ simply reflected the random freakiness of weather, researchers with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British meteorological office concluded in a report issued Thursday.

The scientists conducted thousands of runs of different computer simulations that looked at various factors, ...

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