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How did climate change affect that extreme weather event?


This short animated video from the National Academies explains how the science of extreme weather event attribution is like baking cookies! Record-breaking heat and heavy downpours are just two types of extreme weather that are on the rise as Earth has warmed. While climate change is never the sole factor in any particular extreme weather event, teasing out its role can help government officials and businesses assess changing risks and better plan for the future.

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