Wednesday, November 13, 2013

CLIMATE CHANGE - Causing Stronger Storms?

DUH...  What global warming?  'tant no such thing, the scientists are just trying to scare us.  (From:  baffon on the right)

"Climate talks address role of global warming in strengthening storms" (Part-1) PBS Newshour 11/12/2013


SUMMARY:  The intensity of Typhoon Haiyan, which sustained winds of up to 195 mph, is raising questions about the relationship between our warming planet and seemingly strengthening storms.  Scientists hesitate to pin a single event to global warming, but the connection was the subject of UN climate talks in Poland.  Gwen Ifill reports.

"Why the strongest storms are getting stronger" (Part-2) PBS Newshour 11/12/2013


SUMMARY:  The sheer deadly power of the Philippines typhoon has cast a fresh spotlight on the question, are storms getting stronger as the planet gets warmer?  To examine the science of super storms, Gwen Ifill talks to Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research and Jeff Masters of Weather Underground.

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