8 Facts About Climate Change That Are Actually, Horrifyingly Real - Daily American Buzz

8 Facts About Climate Change That Are Actually, Horrifyingly Real

It Contributes To Extreme Weather

According to the EPA, the last few decades have seen changes in the frequency and types of extreme weather reported in the United States, including "more intense and frequent heat waves, less frequent and intense cold waves, and regional changes in floods, droughts, and wildfires." The agency notes that "this rise in extreme weather events fits a pattern you can expect with a warming planet." In other words, climate change appears to contribute to more extreme weather events — and these events, as we've seen time and time again, can be devastating.

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