Extreme weather comes to Congress, and the nation
As the second Arctic blast in two weeks began to cover the South with a blanket of ice and snow, more politicians were beginning to wonder what governments can't do to better protect citizens against unusual weather.
2. CLIMATE AND WEATHER:
U.K. probes the causes of the strangest, wettest winter 'in more than 248 years'
As Great Britain finds itself in the clutches of an extreme weather event, its scientists are inching closer to attributing this winter's unusual spate of floods and storms to climate change. As usual, however, they are moving cautiously.