On a remote hillside in Afghanistan’s Logar province, the tents of some 300 families stretch across the snow-covered ground. This makeshift village has stood here since last July, when unusually strong floodwaters destroyed hundreds of nearby homes.
As tens of thousands of households and businesses face a third day in the dark, Austin leaders say they will improve emergency communications. But residents and critics have little patience for bungled warnings.
With extreme winter weather breaking out across the USA this week, a question in many people’s minds is—how is climate change affecting winter storms? Chat about it with Dr. Jennifer Francis, Scientist with the Woodwell Climate Research Center.
This paper seeks to answer the question whether climate change may have affected the characteristics of a specific extreme event or whether such event would have even been possible in the absence of climate change.