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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Weather Whiplash: Erratic US weather accounts for billions of dollars in global losses

Threefold Woe Over Babylon’s Fall Revelation 18: 9 - 10 (New International Version)

“When the kings of the earth who committed adultery with her and shared her luxury see the smoke of her burning, they will weep and mourn over her. 10 Terrified at her torment, they will stand far off and cry:
“‘Woe! Woe to you, great city,
    you mighty city of Babylon!
In one hour your doom has come!’
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America has some of the wildest weather on the planet, and it turns out those extremes – which run from heat waves and tornadoes to floods, hurricanes and droughts – carry a heavy price tag.
Climate studies have associated more frequent and intense weather events – such as heavy storms and heat waves – with climate change. The wild swings in weather across the midwest over the last few years – including heat waves, floods, and drought – have been cited as an example of what lies ahead with future climate change.

A report from the environmental research organisation World Watch Institute on Wednesday provided further evidence of the costs of those extreme shifts – known as "weather whiplash".
The report found that the United States alone accounted for more than two-thirds of the $170bn in losses caused by natural disasters around the world last year.  | guardian.co.uk

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