Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Climate Change and Extreme Weather
    • Languages: English, Spanish
    • Publish Date: 2012-08-14
    • Skill Level: 0
    • Completion Time: 0 - .25 h
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  • In terms of temperature, discuss three ways the present climate could change in the future and what effect each might have on both high and low temperature extremes
  • Describe how an increasing global average temperature can lead to changes in other elements of the climate system
  • Provide an example of natural variability and how it might be manifested in extreme events
  • Define "attribution science" and discuss its uses
  • List several ways in which climate changes is projected to affect extreme events in the coming decades