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Extreme Weather: Global Warming May Lead To More Droughts And Floods, Study Suggests

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In this Aug. 2, 2011 file photo, a skeleton of a dead fish lay on the ground of a nearly dried up pond at the Gene Howe Wildlife Management Area in Amarillo, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Norris, file) | File/AP

New research suggests that global warming is causing the cycle of evaporation and rainfall over the oceans to intensify more than scientists had expected, an ominous finding that may indicate a higher potential for extreme weather in coming decades.

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