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New Study of Extreme Heat Waves

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August 7, 2012
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According to a new research published Monday, extreme weather events over summer are all driven by climate change and are worse than expected. A study, conducted by NASA's top climate scientist James Hansen and his team, reveals extreme hot summers have covered 11 percent of Earth's land area from 1981-2010, 10 percent higher than the period from 1951-1980.


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