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11:58 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Climate Change Ups Odds Of Heat Waves, Drought

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 12:19 pm

Reporting in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, researchers write that extreme heat waves, such as the one last year in Texas, are 20 times more likely today than they were in the 1960s. NOAA climatologist Tom Peterson discusses what future climate change may bring.

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