The United Nations World Meteorological Association linked 13 extreme weather events around the world so far this year to global warming yesterday, saying that heat- and flooding-related catastrophes can be thought of as consequences of global warming — and signs of what is to come if nothing is done to stop the runaway climate change engulfing the globe due to greenhouse gas emissions.
Click on the map below to view an interactive map of the weather events noted by the United Nations. To read more about the U.M. report, click here. To read a list of the 13 extreme weather events, click here.