Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Harder Rain, More Snow

Meteorologists See Future of Increasingly Extreme Weather Events
While raising average global temperatures, climate change could also bring more snow, harder rain, or heat waves, meteorologists say. Computer models based on climate data from nine countries indicate every place on the planet will be hit with extreme weather events, including coastal storms and floods.

Computer models based on nine different countries' climate data indicate every country will be hit with climate change throughout this century. Meehl says: "If extreme heat bothers you that can be a problem. It could affect your utility bill. You might have to think about getting air conditioning if you don't have it."

For more, including a video, go here.

NVDL: How does that song go? The Heat Is On? Except we can also add: cold, snow, storms etc. And when we drive home today and drive to work tomorrow, we add a little more to the burgeoning storm. Bit by bit, day by day, we engineer our own collective doom. This is the price we pay for collective addiction, collective delusion.

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