March 15, 2011 – Segment 3

We speak with Christopher Mims, News Editor at www.grist.org, about the relationship between climate change and natural disasters.  While the recent earthquake in Japan was a "subduction zone earthquake," caused by movements in tectonic plates and not any human actions, a warming planet could mean more catastrophic events.  You can read

We speak with Christopher Mims, News Editor at www.grist.org, about the relationship between climate change and natural disasters.  While the recent earthquake in Japan was a “subduction zone earthquake,” caused by movements in tectonic plates and not any human actions, a warming planet could mean more catastrophic events.  You can read Mims’ assessment of climate and natural disasters here.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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