“This Heat will be the Norm”

If you think this summer has been rough on the East Coast, David Easterling, chief of the Scientific Services Division at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C, has some disconcerting data for you. With 2010 on track to becoming the hottest summer on record, the climate models and data run by Easterling point toward something disturbing: within 20 years, this weather could become the standard, not the exception: [blip.tv ?posts_id=3949095&dest=-1]