According to a report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program, extreme weather and climate events are increasing in frequency and strength and are likely to continue. The chart shows changes in extreme weather and climate events in North America.
Report on Climate Predicts Extremes Article | As greenhouse-gas emissions rise, North America is likely to experience more droughts and excessive heat in some regions even as intense downpours and hurricanes pound others more often, according to a report issued yesterday by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program.