Vehicles destroyed by California’s wildfires, caused by unusually dry and hot conditions. Scientists now say that some extreme weather would be impossible without climate change.Credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty
Reuters article by Anna Yukhananov November 19, 2012
WASHINGTON — All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but it is the world's poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a report on climate change.
[Evolution] appears to be not only a series of accidents the course of which is determined only by the change of environments during Earth history and the resultant struggle for existence,… but is governed by definite laws… The discovery of these laws constitutes one of the most important tasks of the future.