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Kevin Trenberth is a Distinguished Scholar at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and an honorary affiliate faculty at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He was previously employed as a research scientist in the New Zealand Meteorological Service and as a Professor at the University of Illinois for nearly 7 years. He has been prominent in most of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scientific assessments of Climate Change and has also extensively served the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP).

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How rising water vapour in the atmosphere is amplifying warming and making extreme weather worse

Water vapour is a powerful greenhouse gas. Since the 1970s, its rise likely increased global heating by an amount comparable to that from rising carbon dioxide. We are now seeing the consequences

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