daniel swain in yale environment 360: climate whiplash – wild swings in extreme weather are on the rise

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Daniel Swain in Yale Environment 360: Climate Whiplash – Wild Swings in Extreme Weather Are on the Rise

“There has been an assumption that the main thing we have to contend with climate change is increased temperatures, decreased snowpack, increased wildfire risk… those things are still true, but there is this other dimension we will have to contend with — the increased risk of extreme flood and drought, and rapid transitions between the two.”