Extreme weather events: Is climate change to blame? (Opinion, Page A31)

Friday, 12 December 2014

The Straits Times

In today’s edition of the Straits Times, there was an article contribution by Assistant Professor Winston Chow from the Department of Geography at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on the increasing frequency of extreme or weird weather events in Singapore and elsewhere, and whether they were due to chance or climate change. He opined that although it is difficult to pin down an extreme weather event as being caused by climate change, recent studies have revealed that an increasing number of global extreme weather events did have a discernible climate change signal.

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