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Scientists Link Warmer Temperatures to Rainfall Extremes

Scientists Link Warmer Temperatures to Rainfall Extremes

MIAMI, Florida, August 7, 2008 (ENS) – The link between a warmer climate and more powerful rainstorms has been confirmed by scientists using both computer models and satellite observations gathered over a period of 20 years. Heavy rain events increase during warm periods and decrease during cold periods, according to the scientists in Florida and…

Poll: Floridians Concerned About Global Warming Dangers

Poll: Floridians Concerned About Global Warming Dangers

MIAMI, Florida, July 10, 2008 (ENS) – A new public opinion poll of Floridians finds that most are convinced that global warming is happening now and that more should be done by key leaders to help Florida deal with climate change. Sixty-five percent of those surveyed believe that global warming is already having or will…