A NASA-led modeling study provides new evidence that global warming may increase the risk for extreme rainfall and drought.
Another report has linked man-made climate change with extreme weather events around the world, including recent heat waves in the United States and Russia and the unprecedented Pakistan flood.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a preliminary list of the most extreme weather events in the US of 2012.
Climate change is already bringing extreme weather to Europe, and the situation is only set to get worse, the European Environment Agency has warned.
Oxfam is warning that climate change represents a far greater threat to the world's poor than previously believed, because of the effects of extreme weather on harvests and food prices.
Climate change is loading the dice in favor of extreme weather events like Huricane Irene, a new report suggests.