An epidemic of killer storms plague the planet at the same time - a stark reminder of the mounting price we humans & fellow creatures are paying for changing the climate. Here, American sailors clean up in the aftermath of super-typhoon Mangkhut on the island of Guam. A U.S. Navy photo.
Thursday, 2 February 2012
2011 - A Year of Weather Extremes, With More to Come
Analysis by Janet Larsen and Sara Rasmussen*
WASHINGTON, Feb 1, 2012 (IPS)
According to NASA scientists, this was the ninth warmest year in 132 years of recordkeeping. Details here.