Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Extreme weather events such as prolonged heat waves, droughts, intense storms, extreme flooding, and unusual cold spells “can now safely be attributed to man-made global warming”.
July 12, 2012: USDA Declares ‘Natural Disaster’ in 26 States as Drought Devastates.
July 19, 2012: article by Bill McKibben in RollingStone – “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math: Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is”
350.org’s Connect The Dots: ClimateDots.org website, originally created for the 5/5/12 Climate Impacts Day, will live on as a platform for people to connect the dots on climate change and extreme weather. You can submit your stories of how climate change is impacting you and your community to the “Connect the Climate Dots” Tumblr as well as download the “Connect the Dots” presentation to help educate your community.