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Global warming effects on extreme weather

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Global warming effects on extreme weather

hearing before the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 10, 2008

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation,
  • Forecasting,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Water resources development,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Precipitation (Meteorology),
  • Climatic extremes

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .E544 2008v
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24844733M
    ISBN 100160874858
    ISBN 109780160874857
    LC Control Number2011388145
    OCLC/WorldCa696806076


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sustained peak winds in Cat 5-level storms for each degree Fahrenheit of warming. And keep in mind that the global oceans have warmed more than a degree Fahrenheit,” he continued. But looking at increases in sustained wind speed alone doesn’t paint the full picture of a storm’s destructive potential.

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