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9/29/14

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TopicSelected:ClimateChange
Whydidyouselectthistopic:IchosethistopicbecauseIthinkthatitisaveryinterestingtopic
andthereisstillalotformetolearn.
Whyisthistopiccurrentlyinthenews:

FactsSource1

SourceTitle1:Sourceofthesizzle:Climatechangefueledheatwaves

MLACitation:Rice,Doyle."SourceoftheSizzle:ClimateChangeFueledHeatWaves."USA
Today.Gannett,29Sept.2014.Web.29Sept.2014.

1. HeatwavesinAustralia,Europe,China,JapanandKorea,intenseraininpartsofthe
UnitedStatesandIndia,andseveredroughtsinCaliforniaandNewZealand.
2. Scientistscouldn'tfindaglobalwarminglinktoanearlySouthDakotablizzard,freak
stormsinGermanyandthePyrenees,heavyraininColorado,southernandcentral
Europe,andacoldBritishspring.
3. Foryears,scientistssaidtheycouldnotattributesingleweathereventslikeadrought,
heatwaveorstormtomanmadeglobalwarming.
4. peopleandanimalstendtobemoreaffectedbyextremeweather
5. TheStanfordteamrancomputermodelswithandwithoutmanmadewarmingfromthe
burningofcoal,oilandgas.
6. Thereportasawholeisareflectionthatmoreandmorefutureclimateextremesaround
theglobewillbeattributedtohumancausedclimatechange

FactsSource1

SourceTitle1:Scientistsseeclimatechangebehindincidentsofwildweather
MLACitation:CBSNews."ScientistsSeeClimateChangebehindIncidentsofWildWeather."
CBSNews.CBSInteractive,n.d.Web.29Sept.2014.

1. Climatechangeinfluencedseveraloftheworld'smostextremeweathereventsof2013,
includingheatwavesinAustralia,Europe,China,JapanandKorea
2. Naturalvariabilityisalwayspartofanyweatherandclimateextreme,andpinpointingthe
humaninfluenceforaneventisnotalwaysfoundinthesestudies
3. However,analyzingonlytheeventsofoneyearhastheriskthatonejustpicksan
extremeyear,whichwouldalsohavebeenextremewithoutclimatechange
4. Thoughlinksbetweenglobalwarmingandeventssuchasdroughtsandheavyrainfall
werenotobvious,connectionswereclearestwithextremeheat:Ananalysisoffive
extremeheateventsoverseasoverwhelminglyshowedthathumancausedclimate
changeishavinganinfluenceaccordingtothereport.
5. Australiaendureditshottestyeareverrecordedin2013,whichhelpedfuelseveral
outbreaksofferociouswildfires.
6. It'sagrantedthatclimatechangeisinfluencingallmannerofweather,"accordingto
NOAAresearchmeteorologistMartinHoerling."Thisreportlooksnotifclimatechange
influencedweather,buthowitdidtryingtoquantifytheinfluence