Hurricane Sandy Exacerbated by Climate Change November 5, 2012 : 10:34 PM

Australia’s Climate Commission released a report arguing Sandy was exacerbated by climate change:

“The Climate Commission has created a brief paper to be released on Saturday 3 November 2012 that states that Hurricane Sandy has been exacerbated by climate change.”

Climate Commissioner Professor Will Steffen said, “The terrible devastation of Hurricane Sandy has prompted many in the public and the media to ask the Climate Commission about the influence of climate change on Hurricane Sandy. This paper briefly outlines what we know.”

“The Chair of the Climate Commission’s Science Advisory Panel Professor Matthew England states, “The evidence suggests that climate change exacerbated the severity of Hurricane Sandy.”

Read the report by clicking here.