Top Ten Things Climate Change Is Making Worse Right Now-The onslaught of extreme weather and record temperatures this year have had an impact on people globally, directly through drought and temperature, and more indirectly impacting food prices and public transportation. Here are 10 impacts we’re seeing right now that climate change is very likely worsening, in some cases playing a major role:
Climate change the cause of summer's extreme weather, Congress told. IPCC scientists tell Senate committee drought, wildfires and hurricanes are becoming normal because of climate change. Oklahoma senator Jim Inhofe, a prominent climate sceptic, told the committee: 'The global warming movement has collapsed.' Photograph: Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty
More Extreme Weather: Say Hello To Our Changing Climate - On June 29, 2012, a derecho storm started in Indiana and traveled about 600 miles eastward to the Atlantic Ocean. Photo credit: Flickr/NASA Goddard Photo and Video http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/7496083706/
@GuardianEco - This isn't the weather we grew up with. Climate change means we are experiencing extreme weather with increasing frequency – and increasing economic cost, NASA image of meandering polar jet stream.