Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Varied increases in extreme rainfall with global warming

05/16/2017 03:08 PM EDT

people walking with umbrellas

A new study by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich shows that the most extreme rain events in most regions of the world will increase in intensity by 3 to 15 percent, depending on region, for every degree Celsius that the planet warms.

Full story at http://news.mit.edu/2017/varied-increases-extreme-rainfall-global-warming-0515

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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