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Extreme rains and global warming

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Extreme Rains and Global Warming

Scientists are using computer computations to link cases of extreme weather to global warming. Scientists set out to link major flooding in England and Wales in the fall of 2000 to climate change. This task was undertaken by scientists and citizens alike - running thousands of computer simulations and comparing the result in a world with climate change and one without it. Listen to learn what these simulations found.

Climate Change Human Impacts Earth and Space Science Weather and Climate

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AIR DATE: 02/16/2011

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