The Science Behind Hurricane Sandy: Climate Change or Freak Storm?

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: General

As Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast, many are wondering about the science behind this ‘Frankenstorm’ and whether it has any clear connection to global climate change.

In a piece titled ‘Frankenstorm: Has Climate Change Created a Monster?’, NPR’s Adam Frank notes that 2012 has been a banner year for weather anomalies: droughts, fires, floods, and extreme temperatures. But while some of those events can be tied to climate change, others cannot.

For more on this story, visit: The Science Behind Hurricane Sandy: Climate Change or Freak Storm? | StateImpact Texas.

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