2016-03-11. Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change.

posted Mar 13, 2016, 5:12 PM by Alan Gould
Authors:  Committee on Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change Attribution; Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. For GSS Energy Flow chapter 7. Excerpt: As climate has warmed over recent years, a new pattern of more frequent and more intense weather events has unfolded across the globe. Climate models simulate such changes in extreme events, and some of the reasons for the changes are well understood. Warming increases the likelihood of extremely hot days and nights, favors increased atmospheric moisture that may result in more frequent heavy rainfall and snowfall, and leads to evaporation that can exacerbate droughts....  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/21852/attribution-of-extreme-weather-events-in-the-context-of-climate-change See also U. S. News article "National scientific panel said science has progressed enough they we can see global warming's fingerprints on certain wild weather events".