One of the scariest predictions of modern climate science is that global warming isn't going to simply make the world warmer--it's going to make our weather more extreme. Thus, we might see droughts descending for decades at a time, wild floods and snow storms arriving in the fall, and record highs and lows--all of which is why Thomas Friedman has described man-made climate change as "global weirding."
What's even scarier: The weather here in the United States has been pretty effing crazy in recent years. Are we already seeing the fearsome effects of a hotter planet?
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