NYTimes.com: Extreme Weather Grows in Frequency and Intensity Around World
- Such events are increasing in intensity as well as frequency--a sign that climate change is not just about rising temperatures, but also about intense, unpleasant, anomalous weather of all kinds.
...a striking aspect of the whole thing was the severe and prolonged cold in the upper atmosphere, a big-picture shift that indicated the Atlantic Ocean was no longer having the moderating effect on weather in the Middle East and Europe that it has historically.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/11/science/earth/extreme-weather-grows-in-frequency-and-intensity-around-world.html?emc=eta1&_r=0 page one of article
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/11/science/earth/extreme-weather-grows-in-frequency-and-intensity-around-world.html?pagewanted=2&_r=0&emc=eta1 page two of article
Article is accompanied by slideshows/photos on the left sidebar entitled 'From Freezing to Burning: Extreme Weather Across the World':
It includes photos from India as well such as:
Indians warmed themselves by a fire Tuesday in Gauhati, northeast of India. The country is enduring its worst winter in recent memory, with more than 200 people dying from exposure, according to reports like this one:
Of course this extreme weather is not just affected humans--animals both domestic and wild are suffering as well--whether freezing to death from the bitter cold or being burned alive in the fires in Australia.
Pamela Gale Malhotra - Trustee
SAI (Save Animals Initiative) Sanctuary Trust,
Theralu Village & Post, South Kodagu, 571249
Tel: (in Sanctuary) +91-8274-238022/036
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