“ “ “The evidence is in: global warming has caused severe floods

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“The evidence is in: global warming has
caused severe floods, droughts, and storms.
More violent and frequent storms, once merely
a prediction of climate models,
matter of observation.”
are now a
GLACIERS
ARE
MELTING
MUIR & RIGGS GLACIER 1941
MUIR & RIGGS GLACIER 2004
PEDERSEN GLACIER, AK 1920
PEDERSEN GLACIER, AK 2005
Coral reefs are bleaching
WEATHER IS
BECOMING
MORE EXTREME
Extreme weather events are
becoming increasingly frequent and
severe all over the planet.
number of
reported
disasters
per year
Other weather
related events
500
450
400
350
Storms
300
Floods
250
Droughts
150
Geophysical
100
50
0
Source: CRED (2011)
year
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
2005
2010
Record heat by
95º F/35º C - Ascension Islands
97º F/36º C - Solomon Islands
99º F/37º C - Finland
102º F/38º C - Belarus
108º F/42ºC - Ukraine
108º F/42ºC - Colombia
108º F/42ºC - Zambia
114º F/45ºC - Russia
116º F/46ºC - Nigeria
116º F/47ºC - Cyprus
116º F/47ºC - Bolivia
117º F/47ºC - Myanmar
118º F/48ºC - Chad
119º F/48ºC - Niger
122º F/50ºC – Sudan
123º F/50ºC - Qatar
124º F/51ºC - Jordan
126º F/52ºC – Saudi Arabia
126º F/52ºC – Iraq
127º F/53ºC – Kuwait
Countries
128º F/54ºC - Pakistan
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Are all these
records and extremes
a coincidence?
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Degrading Nature increases
the likelihood of
extreme
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