Firefighters douse flames as they approach the Casa Loma fire station in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Loma Prieta, California on September 27, 2016. | Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Half a Degree of Warming Can Boost Extreme Weather

The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events like heatwaves and storms increased as global temperatures rose 0.5 degree Celsius over recent decades.

Published On 06/30/2017
10:49 AM EDT