Poisoned Weather: Global Warming Helped Fuel Killer Tornadoes

Mar 8, 2012

ThinkProgress.org

By Brad Johnson

Carbon pollution from fossil fuels is poisoning the weather, helping drive the conditions that created the killer tornado outbreak last week across the heart of the United States. More than 85 tornadoes killed at least 38 people and devastated communities in ten states. The furious storms formed as a strong cold front from the north crashed into high humidity and warm temperatures from the south. Read more.

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