Thursday, April 06, 2006

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Remember when global warming was in dispute and no one was willing to predict the specific consequences of warming on local climates? We seem to be advancing well beyond that now that warming is here, local changes can already be observed, and local climate / weather models get better and better: EO News: Better Estimates for Future Extreme Precipitation in Europe - March 29, 2006

Researchers in Switzerland report that extreme rains in Europe may grow stronger and more frequent in the near future and have significant effects on the region’s infrastructure and natural systems.

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