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Flooding & Global Warming

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The recent flooding in the Northeast and the rise of extreme weather in general is connected with global warming, some scientists believe. Meteorologists have noted that temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean are warmer than usual and the resultant excess moisture is fueling heavier rainstorms."Scientists and climatologists are looking at one another and we're just stunned because no one...projected the magnitude of the storms and degree of warming in the Arctic that we are seeing," Paul Epstein of Harvard told Reuters. Read more here(1).

1. http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N29246217.htm

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